Feb 03, 2023  
Academic Catalog 2022-2023 
    
Academic Catalog 2022-2023
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HOD-804 Human Development

4 semester credits
This course presents original readings on human development traditions which can include psychoanalysis, depth psychology, behaviorism, cognitive, humanistic, feminist, or indigenous perspectives. In addition, students learn the assumptions and applications in a current area of research that they choose which could include constructivist, black feminist critical theory, post-colonial psychology, somatics, depth psychology, transpersonal psychology, consciousness, brain physiology, queer theory,  and/or positive psychology. Students examine basic differences in theories including: the goal of development, stage theory vs nonlinear development, critical theory of societal oppression, and applications for individual, community and organization human development.
Delivery Method: Online
Grading Default: Letter
Learning Outcome(s):
  • Critically examine the assumptions and approaches of one to three human development theorists or areas of research.
  • Write a scholarly paper that demonstrates an in-depth understanding of one or more specific areas of human development



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