NYU Steinhardt

Human Development II: Early Adolescents and Adolescents

  • Course Number: APSY-UE 0023
  • Hours: 30 + 15 fld
  • Units: 2
  • Description: Further analysis of research findings & theories of human development focusing on early through late adolescence & applied across various institutional contexts. Important issues include puberty, cross-gender peer relations, preventing risky behaviors, understanding & mastering test-based graduation requirements, transition to work/college, identity development, depression, & aggression. Developmentally appropriate consideration of abusive & dangerous environments & of alcohol, tobacco, & drug use is also included. Direct application of theory & research is made through field-based inquiry & issue-based investigation.
  • Old Course Number: E63.0023