PSYC 2203 Foundations of Developmental Psychology | UNB

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Foundations of Developmental Psychology

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

This course will cover the biological, social 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?

  • 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.
  • Evaluation methods encourage application of materials to foster deeper learning and appreciation of course content.

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

  • 12 x 1-minute Reflections (5%)
  • 3 x Quizzes (20%)
  • 1 x Timeline Assignment (20%)
  • 1 x Research Article Review (25%)
  • Final Test (30%)

Fees and payments

There is a $150 non-refundable/non-transferable online fee per course in addition to applicable tuition & fees. Learn more about tuition and fees and methods of payment.