Course: EPC 609. Human Development: A Lifespan Perspective (3)
Prerequisite: EPC 430 or an equivalent course. This course provides a comprehensive review of human development across the lifespan, including an overview of the biological, neurological, physiological, and sociocultural factors that affect human development. Focus is placed on understanding the contextual, environmental, and systemic factors that affect human development, functioning, and behavior. Theories related to typical and non-typical personality development are discussed. This course will also focus on ethical and culturally relevant strategies for promoting resilience and optimum development and wellness across the lifespan, and the impact of socioeconomic status, ethnic diversity, and gender on human development.