Human Development Concentration

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The Human Development concentration provides students with a broad foundation covering a range of issues.  Courses focus on psychological, sociological, and emotional development across the lifespan of humans.  It also complements professional training and enhances personal development and interpersonal effectiveness.  This concentration provides knowledge and skills that can be applied to real world settings such as families, schools, and work places.

Select from the following: 120
Choose at least one course in each of the designated areas below. One course must be upper-division.
Human Development and Growth 2
Developmental Psychology
Infant and Toddler Development
Early and Middle Childhood Development
Psychology of Aging
Psychology of Gender
Applications to Education and Advocacy 3
Developmental Issues in Education
Learning in Out-of-School Time
Behavioral Disorders in Childhood
Child Abuse and Neglect
Health Psychology
Introduction to Positive Psychology
Understanding Special Education
Social Context and Relationships
Interpersonal Relationships in Childhood and Adolescence
Children's Development in Diverse Cultures
Identity and Equity in American Schools
Family Psychology
The Social Psychology of Prejudice
Total units20