Institution: University of Nicosia
Course Title: Child and Adolescent Development
Course Number: PSY-220A
Course Description: The main objectives of the course are to: • Develop an understanding of the physical, social, emotional and intellectual development from infancy to adolescence. • Explore factors affecting prenatal, perinatal and postnatal development. • Describe major developmental milestones achieved throughout childhood and adolescence. • Discuss major theories of psychosexual, psychosocial, cognitive, emotional and moral development. • Explore the ever-changing interrelation between the child and the environment. • Become familiar with historical and current controversies and research methods in developmental psychology.
Approved Equivalent: PSYC 313