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PSYCH 322

Developmental Psychology: Adulthood

Psychology College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences

Course Description

Stability and change in psychological, physiological, and interpersonal processes through early, middle, and late adulthood.

When Taught

Contact Department

Grade Rule

Grade Rule 8: A, B, C, D, E, I (Standard grade rule)

Min

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

0

Note

PSYCH 322 can substitute for PSYCH 320. Contains content featured in the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) Subject Test.

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4. Analyze and critically evaluate ideas about adulthood

Learning Outcome

Students will be able to analyze and critically evaluate ideas, arguments, and points of view about adulthood. Measurement: Research papers.

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5. Apply knowledge of adult psychology to real-world issues

Learning Outcome

Students will be able to apply knowledge of adulthood to address real-world issues. Measurement: Short writing assignments and in-class activities.

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2. Understand key concepts and theories of adult psychology

Learning Outcome

Students will understand the key concepts and theories that are predominant in the literature on adult psychology and development.Measurement: Multiple choice and short essay questions.

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6. Knowledge of the discipline

Learning Outcome

Students will understand the key concepts and theories that are predominant in the literature on adult psychology and development. Measurement: Multiple choice and short essay questions.

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1. Understand and remember developments and patterns of adulthood

Learning Outcome

Students will understand and remember the basic developments that occur during adulthood, the basic patterns of thought, emotion, and behavior characteristic of adults, and the important individual and contextual influences on adult psychology and development. Measurement: Multiple choice and short essay questions.

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3. Effectively communicate verbally and in writing about adulthood

Learning Outcome

Students will be able to more effectively communicate verbally and in writing about adulthood. Measurement: Research papers.