Undergraduate Course Catalog 2008-2009
COURSE: 26-212 Adolescence and Youth (3)
The developmental processes of pre-pubescence through the progression to early adulthood are studied. Research and theory are examined as they pertain to biological, social, cognitive and emotional development in the context of the quest for identity and relatedness. Variations of experience according to gender, ethnicity, economic status and sexual orientation are explored. Typical problems of adolescents are also studied. Prerequisite: 26-100. Offered: Fall.