PSH 484 Adolescence (A)

Prerequisite: PSH 110 is recommended.

This course provides an empirical survey of the literature on adolescence. It focuses on the biological, cognitive, and social changes experienced as individuals move from early to late adolescence. The course explores how the social contexts of family, peers, and schools influence developmental processes of early, middle, and late adolescence. It also considers adolescent sexuality, delinquency, and substance use and abuse. 3 Cr. Every Semester.