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Courses listed as "Online Only" may be completed entirely online.
Courses listed as "Hybrid" will have some class activity that takes place at a designated location in addition to your online coursework. This activity may range from a few proctored exams to regular meetings on a MiraCosta campus.

Human Development

This course examines the psychological and physical development of the individual from conception through childhood, adolescence, and maturity. It covers major theories of intellectual, physical, emotional, and social development and explores cultural differences in development. The course emphasizes the interdependence of various periods of the individual's life and considers scientific methods, behavioral disorders, death, and spirituality. UC CREDIT LIMITATION: Credit for CHLD 112, CHLD 113, or PSYC 121. C-ID PSY-180.

Subject: PSYC
Course Number: 121
Section Number: 1641
Units: 3
Instructor: Kelley,Robert

Instructor information about this course

Learning Management System (LMS) for this course: Blackboard
LMS link: https://blackboard.miracosta.edu
Course start page:
Course email: rkelley@miracosta.edu
Office: OC3110
Office hours: Two scheduled office hours a week, + by appointment
Phone: (760) 757-2121, x6262
Instructor notes: This is a late start course that meets twice a week on the Oceanside campus.  It is primarily an onsite course (meeting Tu/Th).

+.75 hours will occur weekly online. As a late-start course, this class will make up the class meeting time that did not occur during the first two weeks (for a total of ~51 instructional hours). This will be done using an online format that is spread out evenly across the semester.

There are no exams.  Rather, you will participate in class, write ~12 short papers (including peer reviewing a fellow student's paper each time), respond to critical thinking questions for each class, and take five open workbook quizzes.

This is a great class to interact with fellow students and the Human Development course material, in addition to further developing your critical thinking and writing skills : )



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