Psychology of Emerging AdulthoodSemester Course

Major Discipline(s)
Human Development, Psychology, Sociology
Elective Course
Fall/Spring semester

What is an adult? This class addresses the transition from adolescence to adulthood. The psychological implications of the adolescent experience and further development into adulthood pertaining to identity, family, love and sex, cohabitation and marriage, career, and community (i.e. religion and politics) are considered and Scandinavian perspectives are explored. Sources of resilience and vulnerabilities are addressed as these pertain to diverse factors, including cultural variables and the role of social media.