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HDFS 813. Social and Emotional Development Across the Lifespan. 3 Credits.

This course is an advanced study of the concepts and research of social and emotional development throughout the lifespan. Students will critically evaluate historical, recent, and current empirical research on social and emotional development in the field of developmental science, and explore applications across the lifespan. Restrictions: HDFS Doctoral Student, or Instructor Permission.

Developmental Science

Developmental Science is an emerging approach to the study of human development that combines elements of more traditional approaches from the fields of Developmental Psychology and Human Development. Developmental Science entails the study of human development across the lifespan, integrating the biological, cognitive, and socioemotional underpinnings of development, and incorporating the familial, social, institutional, and cultural contexts in which development occurs.