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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Consortium for International Studies | Evaluated Learning Experience

Human Growth and Development PSY 102


Varies; self- study.

Various; distance learning format.

September 2018 – Present.

Instructional delivery format: 
Hybrid course/exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: describe developmental theoretical perspectives and research methods; understand genetic and environmental influences on development; analyze research and theory regarding cognitive, emotional, and social childhood development; interpret research and theory regarding cognitive, emotional and social development in adolescence and early adulthood; and investigate research and theory regarding cognitive, emotional, and social development in middle and late adulthood.


Topics include various aspects of human development, including social, emotional, biological, and cognitive human growth; and stages of human development from adolescence up to late adulthood. The final grade is based on a final examination. 

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Psychology, Social Work, or Counseling (8/18) (9/23 revalidation).