Printable Version in PDF Format (Get Adobe Acrobat)

History

  • Policy Number: SP.02.020
  • Version: Original
  • Drafted By: Harley Baker, Beatrice de Oca, Kevin Volkan
  • Approved By: Richard R. Rush
  • Approval Date: 4/9/03
  • Effective Date: 4/9/03
  • Supercedes:

Purpose

The minor in developmental psychology gives students concentrated exposure to the methods and theories related to how children and adolescents develop. Cognitive, emotional, and social perspectives will be covered as well as methods for psychological assessment. The minor in developmental psychology is appropriate for students interested in understanding how human developmental perspectives can influence their major field of study.

Background

The minor in developmental psychology provides an excellent introduction to the tools, methods and theories relevant to the field. Exposure to these characteristics of developmental psychology will enhance a student's ability to perform in many careers, including profit and non-profit sectors.

The developmental psychology minor also provides background which may be helpful for entry into masters, doctoral, and professional graduate programs in education as well as the social and behavioral sciences.

Policy

Accountability

N/A

Applicability

N/A

Definition(s)

N/A

Text

Please see attached document.

Exhibit(s)

N/A