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PSY/205T

Life Span Human Development

Online

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$1194

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Course level: Undergraduate

This course focuses on a historical view of human development leading to the current life span approach to form an understanding of the developing individual, and it explores influences on human development, ranging from individual models to cross-cultural groups. Emphasis is given to personality, social, intellectual, and physical development, and the major theories used to describe how people change throughout their life span.

Prerequisites

None

What you'll learn

Course skills and outcomes

Theory and Foundations

  • Identify the distinctive features of life span development.
  • Recall key components of theories of human development.
  • Identify biological processes and principles that contribute to genetics.
  • Differentiate among the stages of prenatal development and the birthing process.

Infancy and Early Childhood

  • Identify features of physical, cognitive, and socioemotional development in infancy and early childhood.

Middle and Late Childhood and Adolescence

  • Identify features of physical, cognitive, and socioemotional development in middle and late childhood and adolescence.

Early and Middle Adulthood

  • Identify features of physical, cognitive, and socioemotional development in early and middle adulthood.

Late Adulthood and End of Life

  • Identify features of physical, cognitive, and socioemotional development in late adulthood.
  • Determine challenges faced with the end of life.

Why UOPX

Why take courses at University of Phoenix

Accreditation that matters

We’ve been accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org) for more than 40 years.

Real-world instructors

Learn from instructors who bring an average of 25 years of working experience to the classroom.

Affordable and potentially reimbursable

Our tuition and fees are competitive and fixed. Also, check to see if your employer will cover you for this course.

Next Steps

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