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College of Extended Learning

Foundations of Developmental Psychology

Subject Course No. Credit Value
Psychology PSYC 2203 Three (3) credit hours

This course will cover the biological and psychological aspects of development. In the first part of the course, you will learn about some of the over-arching themes of child development, the main theoretical approaches and the special methods used to study development. Next, you will go on to cover different domains of development, including emotional development, language, cognition, the family and moral development.

Instructor: Barbara D’Entremont (please contact the instructor if you need an up-to-date syllabus)
Prerequisite: Introductory Psychology (6 ch) or permission of instructor

Why take this course?

  • The instructor is an expert in child development with over 20 years of experience teaching in this area.
  • The course provides web links, videos, learning activities and self-assessments to enhance learning.
  • Assignments are structured to help students become familiar with online library search tools.
  • Written assignments and written components on exams will help students develop writing skills.
  • This course fulfills three of the 12 required credits in foundations courses towards a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology at the University of New Brunswick.
  • This course fulfills a requirement of UNB’s Applied Behaviour Analysis Certificate Program.

Course details

Students have six months from the registration date to complete the course. All course exams and/or assignments must be completed by the designated end date.

Assignments and examinations

  • Assignment #1 (5%)
  • Assignment #2 (20%)
  • Midterm Exam #1 (invigilated, 20%)
  • Midterm Exam #2 (invigilated, 20%)
  • Final Exam (invigilated, 35%)

The midterm and final exams for this course will be invigilated at an approved time and location. Please refer to the Online Exam Request Form.

Fees and payments

Online courses are subject to an additional $100 non-refundable/non-transferable online fee per course. Learn more about fees and methods of payment.

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If you have previously registered in this online course and wish to register again, please contact us at 453-4646 to complete the registration process.

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