PSYCH 3550: Psychology of Childhood

August 7, 2017

Introduction to the major phenomena, methods, theories, and findings of developmental psychology, especially as they apply to infancy and childhood. Prereq: 1100 (100) or 1100H (100H). Not open to students with credit for 550 or 550H.

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Meets the following Psychology Major Goals:

Knowledge Base in Psychology

  • Describe key concepts, principles, & overarching themes in psychology
  • Develop working knowledge of psychology's content domains
  • Describe applications of psychology

Scientific Inquiry & Critical Thinking

  • Use scientific reasoning to interpret psychological phenomena
  • Demonstrate psychology information literacy

Ethical & Social Responsibility in a Diverse World

  • Adopt values that build community at local, national, & global levels


  • Demonstrate effective writing for different purposes

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