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2012-2013 Saint Joseph’s College Online 
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PY 306 - Adolescent Psychology

A theoretical and practical exploration of adolescent development in light of the physiological, cognitive and social changes of this period. Readings and student assignments will serve to relate the research and theory presented in the readings with relevant and practical adolescent behavior.

Prerequisites & Notes
PY 101, PY 201.

Assignment Overview
Assignments: 5 Units

Interactivity: Discussion Board

Final Assessment: Research Paper

Course Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this course, you should be able to do the following: 

  • Compare and contrast developmental theories. 
  • Discuss your own position about human development as it is seen in the United States. 
  • Outline some of the significant issues facing adolescents. 
  • Reflect more clearly on your own adolescence and recognize some of the factors that influenced your development.

Credits: 3

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