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PSY 246 Adolescent Psychology

Class: 3
Lab: 0
Clinical: 0
Credit: 3

This course provides an overview of the behavior patterns, life changes, and social issues that accompany the developmental stage of adolescence. Topics include developmental theories; physical, cognitive and psychosocial growth; transitions to young adulthood; and socio-cultural factors that influence adolescent roles in home, school and community. Upon completion, students should be able to identify typical and a typical adolescent behavior patterns as well as appropriate strategies for interacting with adolescents. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement for transferability as a premajor and/or elective course requirement