Psychology
 

Developmental Psychology: Adolescence

Developmental Psychology: Adolescence
Development and maturation during adolescence; research methodology.
PSYCH
321
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesPSYCH 307 & PSYCH 309 & PSYCH 310; or instructor's consent.
 NoteContains content featured in the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) Subject Test.
 TaughtFall, Winter, Spring Contact Department, Summer Contact Department
 ProgramsContaining PSYCH 321
Course Outcomes: 

1. Understand and remember the basic developments in adolescence

Students will understand and remember the basic developments that occur during adolescence, the basic patterns of thought, emotion, and behavior characteristic of adolescents, and the important individual and contextual influences on adolescent psychology and development.

Measurement: Multiple choice and short essay questions.

2. Understand key concepts in adolescent psychology literature

Students will understand the key concepts and theories that are predominant in the literature on adolescent psychology and development.

Measurement: Multiple choice and short essay questions.

3. Effectively communicate about adolescent psychology

Students will be able to more effectively communicate verbally and in writing about adolescence.

Measurement: Research papers.

4. Analyze and critically evaluate ideas about adolescence

Students will be able to analyze and critically evaluate ideas, arguments, and points of view about adolescence.

Measurement: Research papers.

5. Apply knowledge of adolescent psychology to real-world issues

Students will be able to apply knowledge of adolescence to address real-world issues.

Measurement: Short writing assignments and in-class activities.