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2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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FCL 339 - Adolescence and Emerging Adulthood

Developmental theory about the periods of adolescence (ages 12-18) and emerging adulthood (ages 18-25). Implications for practice with adolescents and emerging adults will be emphasized.

Prerequisite: FCL 232 or permission of instructor.

Credits: (4)

Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Describe physical, cognitive and social-emotional development in adolescence and emerging adulthood
  • Identify the major cultural an demographic shifts that have contributed to the development of the emerging adulthood period
  • Synthesize the variations in adolescent and emerging adult development based on culture, race/ethnicity, gender, socioeconomic status, and sexual orientation
  • Design interventions for adolescents or emerging adults based on theory and empirical sources
  • Assess adolescent and emerging adulthood development using developmental and ecological systems theories

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