PSY 480A Advanced Seminar: Adolescence and Emerging Adulthood, 3 credits

In this advanced topical seminar, students will further develop skills in critical reading/critical thinking, application, writing, and oral communication. We will analyze contemporary theories and current research on salient issues in adolescence and emerging adulthood such as: puberty; neurological and cognitive development; identity; dating and sexuality; family and peer relationships; school and work; racial, ethnic, and cultural influences; and adolescent problems. Both normative development and individual differences will be considered.

Prerequisite: PSY 275; Junior or Senior Status