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Course Description:

This course is designed to provide students with an overview of the current theories and research findings about human development, from the beginnings of life through the end. Students are introduced to the major conceptualizations and methods of understanding development (i.e., theories, frameworks and research models.) Students will study expected developmental achievements and variations, both group and individual, as well as the factors, biological and environmental, that influence development across the lifespan.

This course fully meets the General Education requirement in Social Sciences.

NOTE: This course was previously offered as Human Development. Students, who completed 282174, cannot take Human Development: Introductory.

This online course is offered through Online Learning. You can take this as an individual course or as part of an online degree program, with term starts in March, May, September, November and January. View current term offerings and all online courses. Click here to register for online courses.

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Liberal Study
Lower Level
Credits: 4
Meets General Education Requirement In: Social Sciences-Full

Term(s) Offered (Subject to Change) : Spring 1. Spring 2. Summer. Fall 1. Fall 2.

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