Developmental Psychology

Developmental Psychology is a concentration of the Psychology major

This concentration focuses on the ways people change over the lifespan. It is of special interest to those who wish to work with individuals at all stages of the life cycle and/or who seek an understanding of ways to promote growth in themselves or in others. Students with particular interest in the elderly may pursue a concentration in Gerontology.

Concentration Courses

Prerequisite: PSY 1400 Child Development

PSY/SOC/WGS 2060 Aging and the Life Cycle
*PSY 2100 Adolescent Psychology
*PSY/SOC 2220 Death, Dying and Bereavement
PSY 2200 Behavior Disorders of Children
PSY 2250 Psychology of Family Life
*PSY 2400 Human Development
PSY/BIOL/WGS 2450 Human Sexuality
PSY 3110 Psychoanalytic Psychology
PSY 3130 Brain and Behavior
PSY 3300 Moral Development
PSY 3600 Issues in Aging

* core courses

Associated courses which students are encouraged to consider:

SCI 1020 The Human Body
CJ/SOC 2160 Urban Life: Culture & Change
CJ/SOC/WGS 3404 Sociology of Violence

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