HDFS 230: Human Development and Family Studies

Credits 3 Lecture Hours 3

This course provides students with theories of biological, cognitive, and psycho-social development from infancy to adulthood and with similarities and differences among individuals and their cultures.

Course Outcomes
  • Compare and contrast the various theories of human development and behavior.
  • Describe biological, cognitive, and psychosocial development for each life-span period.
  • Investigate the existence of similarities, differences, and uniqueness in human development among individuals and their culture.
  • Apply human development theories and concepts to personal, social, educational, and occupational experiences.