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PSY 112 - Lifespan Development

Unit(s): 3.00

Advisory:It is advised that students be able to engage in written composition at the college level and read college-level texts.
Transfers to: UC (*credit limit), CSU
(*Students will receive credit for only one of the following courses: PSY 112 or CD 106)

This course provides an overview of human psychological development across the lifespan. The course addresses the physical, cognitive, social, and emotional changes that occur from the prenatal period through death; explores the development issues of stability versus change, continuity versus discontinuity, and nature versus nurture; examines the perspectives of major developmental theorists, including Freud, Erickson, and Piaget; and considers current research findings and their applicability to ongoing developmental problems. This course is appropriate for students who want to develop a better understanding of the developmental gains and losses that occur throughout our lives.

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Rio Hondo College, serving the communities of El Monte, Pico Rivera, Santa Fe Springs, South El Monte, and Whittier for over 50 years.


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3600 Workman Mill Road
Whittier, CA 90601

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