Psychology
 

Developmental Psychology: Adulthood

Developmental Psychology: Adulthood
Stability and change in psychological, physiological, and interpersonal processes through early, middle, and late adulthood.
PSYCH
322
 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, Summer
 ProgramsContaining PSYCH 322
Course Outcomes: 

1. Understand and remember developments and patterns of adulthood

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

Measurement: Multiple choice and short essay questions.

2. Understand key concepts and theories of adult psychology

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

Measurement: Multiple choice and short essay questions.

3. Effectively communicate verbally and in writing about adulthood

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

Measurement: Research papers.

4. Analyze and critically evaluate ideas about adulthood

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

Measurement: Research papers.

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

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

Measurement: Short writing assignments and in-class activities.

6. Knowledge of the discipline

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

Measurement: Multiple choice and short essay questions.