History and Theories in Lifespan Developmental Psychology
Formerly: 342, 235
Seminar review of major classical (e.g. psychoanalytic, behaviorist, organismic) and contemporary (e.g., dynamic systems, sociocultural) theoretical perspectives and their implications for the study of psychological development across the lifespan. Emphasis on differences among theoretical perspectives with respect to central developmental issues such as concepts of change, sources of development, and the universality of developmental laws and findings.
- Credit will be granted for only one of PSYC 442, PSYC 342, PSYC 235.
- All of PSYC 100A, PSYC 100B, PSYC 201, PSYC 210 and minimum fourth-year standing (this set of prerequisites will only be accepted through summer 2017); or
- PSYC 300A and two of PSYC 335, PSYC 336, PSYC 339.
Pre- or Co-requisites:
- PSYC 300B; or
- permission of the department.