CRC19: Courses

PSYC 371 Life Span Developmental Psychology

Units: 3

Hours: 54 hours LEC

Prerequisite: None.

Transferable: CSU; UC


This course examines psychological development across the lifespan, from conception to death. The course will focus on neurological, cognitive, cultural, and socio-emotional domains of developmental psychology, as well as the interaction among these domains. The course will provide a theoretical background based on empirical studies in the area of developmental psychology and other related disciplines. This course is designed to provide a foundation for careers in educational, social, psychological, and medical fields as well as provide students with a better understanding of one's own developmental process.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

SLO #1. Differentiate between scientifically derived knowledge and myth and conjecture about the topics of life span developmental psychology and demonstrate understanding of developmental psychological theory and scientific method.