Tompkins Cortland Community College

PSYC208 - Adult Psychology

Adult development is studied from the following major perspectives of research design and methodology: theories of adult development, age divisions (young, middle, late adulthood, and old age), physiology, cognition, perception, gender roles and personality, work, physical and social/family environments. Recent developments in research and theory in the field of adult development and gerontology are discussed. Either a research paper or a summary of a primary research article is required. PSYC 208 fulfills the SUNY General Education Social Science requirement. Prerequisites: PSYC 103; MATH 090 and RDNG 116 if required by placement testing; prior completion or concurrent enrollment in ENGL 100. 3 Cr. (3 Lec.) Fall semester.