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IAI Social and Behavioral Sciences PSY 216: Adolescent Psychology

Prerequisite(s):
-Completion of PSY 101
AND
-Placement at college level English OR
-Concurrent enrollment in ENGL 099/101
AND
-Placement at college level reading

This course examines the physical, cognitive, and social changes experienced during adolescence. Topics include the stresses associated with adolescence, identity development, media influences, the changing relationships with family and friends, love and sexuality, risky behavior participation, suicide, and delinquency. Emphasis is placed on current issues and cultural variations of these experiences. 3 credit hours
IAI GEC Code - S6 904

Transferrable General Education Course: This course generally should transfer to an Illinois Articulation Initiative college or university. Please consult with your advisor about transferability.