HD 2180

HD 2180

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2018-2019.

Introduces students to theories and research in adult development and aging. Describes biological, psychological and social changes from youth through late adulthood. Identifies strategies to promote healthy aging at the individual and societal level.

When Offered Fall.

Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: HD 1150 or HD 1170 or PSYCH 1101 (recommended, not required)

Distribution Category (D-HE, KCM-HE, SBA-HE)

  • Students understand age-related changes in biological, psychological, and social functioning and understand strategies to promote health aging.
  • Students demonstrate understanding of theoretical perspectives and research findings regarding the major milestones of development in various domains during infancy and childhood (e.g., physical, cognitive, and social/emotional) and understand the interaction of genetic and environmental factors in development.
  • Students will be able to formulate a well-formed research question in the field of gerontology to serve as the basis for their paper.

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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 14136HD 2180  LEC 001

  • Prerequisites: HD 1150, HD 1170, or PSYCH 1101 (recommended, not required)