Aug 07, 2022  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog, Volume 80 
    
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog, Volume 80
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PSYC - 205. Adolescent Psychology


3 credit(s)
The experience of adolescence as a distinct period of development is examined. Topics include biological processes and their psychosocial significance including health problems. Issues related to adolescent sexuality are also examined including sexual attitudes and behavior and gender roles. Intellectual changes during adolescence and their effects on social cognition, moral reasoning, and political thought are described. Selected family issues and relationships as influences on adolescent development are considered as well as peer group relationships, friendships, and other social relationships. The issue of identity formation is examined in detail. The effects of school experiences on academic achievement and career development are also discussed as are adjustment problems and disturbances during adolescence.

Prerequisite(s): PSYC 100 .
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