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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Institute of Leadership and Ministry, Inc. | Evaluated Learning Experience

GS-022 Human Growth and Transformation / Crecimiento y Transformación Humana

Course Category: 

50 hours (5 weeks).

Various; distance learning format.

September 2021 - Present. 

Instructional delivery format: 
Online/distance learning
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: Identify biblical passages pertinent to the emotional and psychological development of the individual; Develop the ability to use the knowledge acquired to reflect on experiences and observations of personal life applying them to the spiritual needs of the being; Relate these experiences and observations with the theories and research findings discussed in class, textbook, and/or other related sources; Learn general details of research in the field of human development and relevant research in health psychology; Know about community organizations that offer health/wellness services and activities for individuals, as well as people with chronic or life-threatening health conditions.


Instruction is offered completely online or in synchronous format through the use of study guides, required and supplemental readings, quizzes, homework, lab-required interaction with the instructor, and/or final exams. The course assesses students’ end-of-course knowledge and skills in an online format. Major topics taught in this course include gaining knowledge and understanding of how people grow and develop throughout the life cycle. It encompasses an in-depth discussion of the different theories and discoveries that have expanded our understanding of the elements that influence the physical, cognitive and psychosocial development of the individual. It also encompasses an in-depth discussion of the elements that can affect our health and well-being, for example, the stress and conditions that arise from it. In addition, in the end, it provides alternatives for the management of these situations both from a biblical and psychosocial perspective.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Human Services, Psychology, or Human Development (9/21).