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Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
Sociology (SOC)
Human Interactions: Adult Development
Adult Development
Fall 2015
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Human development from young adulthood to old age. Dominant psychosocial, cognitive, and physical competencies; motivational changes; coping styles; and normative and non-normative behaviors. Three hours per week of service learning in an appropriate agency setting are required in addition to lectures.
By the end of the course students will: 1. Define adult development from the perspectives of key models and theoretical views 2. Explain why major developmental competencies, changes, and concerns in adulthood are the consequences of the complex interaction of biological, psychological, and social factors 3. Explain current research findings on the study of human behavior and development in adulthood 4. Discuss the changes that occur in adult development from Young Adulthood through The Middle Years, Later Life, and The End of Life 5. Identify cultural, environmental and social influences on human development 6. Demonstrate knowledge of services and/or care offered by a community agency (field site) and successfully complete 30 hours of service
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SEAS - Soc. Science Electives

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