3 Units, (UC: CSU)
An introduction to human development from infancy through old age, including basic psychological processes, emotional and social development as well as adjustments related to each phase of the life cycle. Special emphasis is given to social and cultural influences.
Transitions Throughout the Life Span offers an engaging look at human development across the life span, paying particular attention to the biological, cognitive, and psychosocial processes that people experience as they adapt to life circumstances. The twenty-six 30-minute video lessons incorporate videography of biological processes, as well as historical and contemporary research. The course provides students with a chance to observe people during all stages of life and hear from many leading human development experts and medical professionals.See Schedule of Classes