Fall 2021

Developmental Psychology

Listed in: Education Studies, as EDST-227  |  Psychology, as PSYC-227

Formerly listed as: PSYC-27

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Kelley O'Carroll (Section 01)


(Offered as PSYC 227 and EDST 227) A study of human development across the lifespan with an emphasis on the general characteristics of various stages of development from birth to adolescence and on the determinants of the developmental process. The class will explore: 1) prenatal development, 2) the development of motor skills, cognitive skills, language, emotional understanding, attachments, and morality, and 3) the role of family systems in development. Students will engage with this content using contemporary research and real-world applications.   

Requisite: PSYC 100 or 212 or consent of the instructor. Limited to 40 students per section. Fall semester: Professor O'Carrol.

If Overenrolled: Preference given to majors in Psychology according to seniority.


Attention to Issues of Class, Attention to Issues of Race, Attention to Writing


2022-23: Not offered
Other years: Offered in Spring 2009, Spring 2010, Spring 2011, Fall 2012, Spring 2013, Fall 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Fall 2015, Spring 2016, Fall 2017, Fall 2018, Fall 2019, Spring 2020, Fall 2020, Spring 2021, Fall 2021