Developmental Psychology - PSY 230 at Tidewater Community College

Effective: 2023-05-01

Course Description

Traces development in context from pre-conception to death, including the physical, cognitive, and psychosocial domains. Examines methods of scientific inquiry as they apply to lifespan development. Addresses the interrelatedness of developmental domains, as well as the interdependent influences of environment and biology. Students majoring in or considering a major in Psychology should complete PSY 200 prior to PSY 230.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits

The course outline below was developed as part of a statewide standardization process.

General Course Purpose

This course is intended to give Psychology majors and non-majors an introduction to and understanding of developmental Psychology. It is aimed at students in Psychology, Education and Nursing, as well as other students with interest in the discipline.

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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