PSY 459 - Adult Development and Aging

Description
This course will explore change and continuity in the biological, psychological and social processes associated with adulthood, with an emphasis on late life. Approximately half of the course time will be spent in the classroom learning the fundamentals of adult development and aging, and half the time will be spent in community-based facilities that provide independent or assisted living accommodations for seniors in the community. Students will have the opportunity to engage older adults in conversation, and experience first-hand the broad range of individual differences that occur with aging. This engagement component requires that students make a commitment to attend all classes. Class Notes: Approximately half of the course time will be spent in the classroom learning the fundamentals of adult development and aging, and half the time will be spent in community-based facilities that provide independent or assisted living accommodations for seniors in the community. **Course Requisites: PSY 290A or PSY 290B.
Credits
3
Attributes
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Recent Semesters
Spring 2019, Spring 2018
Offered
TuTh
Avg. Class Size
30
Avg. Sections
1