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Spring 2024
Apr 21, 2024
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ASEC 62000 - Adolescent And Youth Development In Context
Credit Hours: 3.00. This graduate-level course examines the major developmental issues of adolescents and youth with attention to their familial, cultural, and socio-economic backgrounds. Topics include health and well-being; biological, socio-emotional, and cognitive development; sexual and racial/ethnic identity; risks and resilience; peer and family relationships; civic engagement and activism; positive youth development; and the transition to adulthood. Course readings focus primarily on adolescents and youth in the United States, although international contexts are also incorporated across the class.
3.000 Credit hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Undergraduate, Graduate, Professional
Schedule Types: Lecture

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Ag Sciences Educ & Comm

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Learning Outcomes: 1.  Evaluate empirical studies assessing the major developmental themes of adolescence and the transition to adulthood. 2.  Apply and understand major theoretical perspectives relevant to adolescent and youth development. 3.  Demonstrate understanding of the contexts that impact development during adolescence and the transition to adulthood. 4.  Demonstrate accurate knowledge of physical, cognitive, social, and psychological development of adolescents and youths. 5.  Understand how adolescent and youth development is impacted by diverse backgrounds and experiences.

Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     

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