Child Adolescent and Adult Development Across the Lifespan

People and Society

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Child Adolescent and Adult Development Across the Lifespan


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  • Academic Plan
  • Cognate
    People and Society
  • Responsible Academic Unit

    Contact Info
    • Name: Debra Lieberman
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  • Recommended for
    All students.
  • Required Courses
    Students must complete at least 3 courses for at least 9 credits.
  • Number of Groups: 3

Cognate Categories


This cognate may begin with a survey of modern scientific psychology. Topics include learning, memory, perception, cognition,personality, intelligence, motivation, emotion, abnormal psychology, development, and therapy. For this cognate every student must take a course in child and adolescent development that surveys significant aspects of growth and development throughout the lifespan with emphasis on childhood and adolescence. Seven higher level courses focus on various developmental issues including thinking and learning in children, social and emotional development, adulthood and aging, language development, infancy, abnormal development and intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Option Groups

Complete 2 of the following option groups:

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