2014-2015 University Catalog

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EDCU 5310

Human Growth and Development Across the Lifespan

Three semester hours.

This course is designed as an explorative introduction to and an overview of a range of major theories of human development in which developmental processes and issues emphasized by different theories are described and compared. This class will establish a foundation of learning theories and address applications within developmental, personality, and social theories. Intentional intervention, taking into account client circumstances and style, and with clarity of theoretical grounding, will be stressed. Special emphasis will be on childhood and adolescent development and their implications for assessment, diagnosis, and intervention planning in counseling and guidance.

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