EDPSYCH 4116/5116 Psychology of Adolescence

Psychological concepts applied to adolescent intellectual, physical, and psychosocial behaviors; designed to improve understanding of, and relationships with, adolescents and their search for identity.

Course details

Course syllabus: 
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UNI students: EDPSYCH 2030 or equivalent or consent of instructor; junior standing.
Bachelor of Liberal Studies (BLS) distribution area: 

Students working toward their Bachelor of Liberal Studies may apply credit earned in this course to their degree. This Guided Independent Study course is applicable to the Professional Fields distribution area. Learn more about the BLS degree program.


Santrock, J. W. Adolescence. 2001/8th edition. Dubuque, IA: McGraw-Hill.  

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Additional materials: 

Students taking this course for undergraduate credit are required to write two article critiques, two pages in length for each. Students taking the course for graduate credit are required to write four article critiques. You may choose articles published between 1999 and the present in the following journals: Adolescence, Journal of Adolescence, Journal of Early Adolescence, Journal of Adolescent Research, Youth & Society, Human Development, Child Development, Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.

Course delivery

This course is available in a print-based format. Mail completed assignments to the GIS Office. We will forward them to the instructor for grading.


Radhi Al-Mabuk

Enrollment information

Tuition: $233/unit, plus non-refundable enrollment fee of $10 and technology fee of $38 for online courses

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Guided Independent Study
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