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PSYC 012: Human Growth and Development

Course Description

This course is an introduction to the psychological, physiological, cultural and other environmental forces affecting human growth and development. Emphasis is placed on normal psychological development as a basis for understanding deviant behavior both within and across cultures. Theoretical models and research into the development of cognitive, perceptual, physical, personality and emotional abilities and disabilities are also presented and discussed.

Units: 3

  • Credit - Degree Applicable
  • Transferable to both UC and CSU

Course Details

  • Grade Options: Letter Grade, Pass/No Pass
  • In-Class Lecture Hours: 48 – 54
  • In-Class Lab Hours: 0

Requisites and Advisories

  • Prerequisites: None
  • Co-Requisites: None
  • Advisory: PSYC 001

Transfer Details

  • CSU/UC: Transferable to both UC and CSU
  • WVC GE: E. Lifelong Understanding and Development
  • CSU GE: Area E - Lifelong Learning and Self Development
  • UC/IGETC GE: Area 4 - Social and Behavioral Science
  • C-ID: PSY 180 - Introduction to Lifespan Psychology
Last Updated 7/19/23