Human Development in Adolescence

Human Development in Adolescence

3 Credits

This course covers the major physical, psychological, intellectual, and social changes that occur during adolescence. Topics include history and theories of adolescence; physical, cognitive, and moral development; and the issues and problems surrounding sexuality, gender, morality, family, peer, school, culture, technology, and health. For the first 12 units, students respond to 1 or 2 essay questions. For Unit 13, students review 2 films about adolescence that they have viewed during the course; for Unit 14, in lieu of a final exam, students review and reflect upon several aspects of adolescent development. The course fulfills the human development requirement in the Wisconsin teacher certification program.

Course Information

Delivery Method
None; Appropriate for advanced high school and first-year or higher college students
Course Level
Time to Complete
Up to 6 months from registration date

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Course Tuition $ 981
Adminstrative Fee $ 75
Total Tuition and Fees $ 1056*

* Total does not include the cost of course materials. Please refer to our Tuition and Fees page for more information.

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