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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Rechtschaffen Institute of Judaic Studies | Evaluated Learning Experience

Human Growth and Development (PSY 205)


Varies; self-study format.

Various; distance learning format.

March 2021 - Present.

Instructional delivery format: 
Online/distance learning
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the learning experience, students will be able to: compare and contrast nature and nurture theories; discuss Freudian theories and terminologies; articulate attachment theories and attachment behaviors; describe the various stages of cognitive development; recognize the schools of thought that branch out from behaviorism; analyze the causes and outcomes of adolescent progression; differentiate between young adulthood and middle adulthood; explain the physical, social, and environmental aspects of disability; illustrate the role of systems theory in the study of familial relationships; list (and expand upon) the social factors that impact human development; detail the physical, cognitive, and social changes associated with aging; and recount the impact of death on the individual and those around them.


Major 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.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Psychology (8/21).