Course Catalog - 2019-2020

     

EDUC 515 - ADOLESCENT DEVELOPMENT

Long Title: ADOLESCENT DEVELOPMENT
Department: Education
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture/Laboratory
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Description: The goal of this course is to introduce students to basic theories of adolescent development and cognition. The course will examine principles and concepts in the areas of physical, emotional and psychological development, identity formation, sexuality, and family and peer relations. Other 'hot topics' such as substance abuse, eating disorders, and teenagers and the media will also be examined. This course requires five hours of observation in a local secondary school. Additional assignments are required beyond those for EDUC 315 Graduate/Undergraduate Equivalency: EDUC 315. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for EDUC 515 if student has credit for EDUC 315.