PSY 322: Issues in Adolescent Psychology

Class Program
Credits 4
This course examines development during the adolescent and emerging adulthood years. Specifically, students will explore normal physical, cognitive, moral, socio-cultural and emotional changes that occur during this stage. Students will consider issues such as sexuality, dating, family and peer relationships. They will also consider problems that are particularly prevalent during adolescence, such as drug and alcohol use, eating disorders, depression, suicide and teen pregnancy. Students will have the opportunity to read current and classic research in the areas of adolescence and emerging adulthood. Cultural and diversity issues will be discussed throughout the course.
Semester Offered
Offered spring of odd-numbered years