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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).