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EDUC 185 - Human Growth and Development:CD

5.0 Credits
Addresses the multidimensional process of human development from conception to death. Topics include growth and change across the lifespan from biological, psychological, social, and cultural perspectives. Prerequisite: Placement in ENGL& 101  (was ENGL 105) or completion of ENGL 100  with 2.0 or higher.


Course Objectives
Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to:

  1. Describe development, including biological, cognitive, and psychosocial, as an ongoing set of processes across the lifespan. [REASON]
  2. Analyze different developmental events from the perspectives of several theories and recognize those theories when used by others to explain events. [REASON]
  3. Identify the research methods used in the study of human growth and development and be able to evaluate their usefulness. [REASON]
  4. Describe development from the perspective of diverse consumer populations and explain developmental controversies related to these differences. [EXPLORE]
  5. Recognize important developmental concepts and explain how they could be applied to a variety of career settings. [REASON]

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