Academic Bulletin 2020-2021 
    May 30, 2024  
Academic Bulletin 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PSYCH 554 - Junior Seminar: Developmental Issues of Adolescence and Young Adulthood

Credits: 4
An examination of the theories, research, and empirical findings associated with biological, psychological, and social aspects of development in adolescence and young adulthood. Topics covered include issues surrounding identity, self-esteem, social and moral development, gender differences, family and peer relations, romantic relations and sexuality, influence of social media, and psychopathology. Examination of cultural variations in adolescent and young adulthood development is an underlying theme in most discussions. Our study emphasizes reading of selected primary sources, in-class discussion and presentation, and extensive writing, and culminates in a detailed research proposal.

Prerequisite: PSYCH 206 ; PSYCH 207 ; one of PSYCH 160 , PSYCH 162 , or PSYCH 164 ; and permission of instructor.

Distribution Requirements: none.