NYU Steinhardt

Emerging Adulthood: Theory and Research

  • Course Number: APSY-GE 2280
  • Hours: 30
  • Units: 3
  • Description: Examines theories & research related to the stage of emerging adulthood. Focus is on theory & research that acknowledges the ways in which context shapes development. Context includes both micro & macro-level influences on emerging adulthood, such as socio-historical, race/ethnicity, gender, & economic conditions. Topics include: historical comparisons of emerging adulthood as well as cultural, ethnic, & gender identity; family & romantic relationships; friendships; & education & career choices.
  • Old Course Number: E63.2280