Developmental Studies

  • SED DS 502: Adolescent Development for Educators
    Develops important understandings of cognitive, social-emotional, and identity developing during adolescence, as well as the role that educators can play in fostering the mindsets, skillsets, character strengths and contexts that adolescents need to grow into healthy and high-performing adults. 2 cr.
  • SED DS 504: Adolescent Development
    Overview of diverse development theories of preadolescence, adolescence, and young adult development. Cognitive, sociomoral, personal, and identity development are examined as well as physical, motor, and fitness development.. 3 cr.
  • SED DS 600: Culture, Ethnicity and Race: A developmental approach
    Cultural and racial-ethic differences in development and how these differences translate into counseling practices. We consider several topics including: communication, child-rearing, cognitive development, and schooling. 4 cr.
  • SED DS 700: Advanced Seminar in Sport and Exercise Psychology
    Emphasis on theory, research, and applied aspects of contemporary sport and exercise psychology. Students develop a research project that involves conceptualizing a problem statement, designing a study, and collecting and analyzing data. 4 cr.