2020-2021 College Catalog 
    
    Apr 17, 2021  
2020-2021 College Catalog
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PSY 246 - Adolescent Psychology


Credits: 3
Class: 3

Prerequisite(s): State, Take: PSY 150 
Corequisite(s): None.

This course provides an overview of the behavior patterns, life changes, and social issues that accompany the developmental stage of adolescence. Topics include developmental theories; physical, cognitive and psychosocial growth; transitions to young adulthood; and sociocultural factors that influence adolescent roles in home, school and community. Upon completion, students should be able to identify typical and atypical adolescent behavior patterns as well as appropriate strategies for interacting with adolescents. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.



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