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2014-2016 Undergraduate Catalog 
2014-2016 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PY 4430 - Cross Cultural Perspectives on Adolescence

A cultural approach to adolescent and emerging adulthood development is taken, emphasizing the themes of cultural contrasts and globalization. Cognitive, physical, emotional, and social development are examined. Topics include identity formation, peer influence, schools, self-esteem, media, and problem behaviors. Emphasis is placed on theory and research as sources of knowledge. Students will synthesize, evaluate, and apply research from empirical journal articles on adolescent and emerging adulthood development in discussions and written assignments.

Prerequisite: PY 1000  and sophomore standing.