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Lisa Moore Interim, Director 2505 University Avenue, A4900, Burdine Hall 536, Austin Texas 78712 • 512-471-5765

Summer 2006

WGS F393 • Adolescent and College Student Devel/Theory

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
90035 MW
5:30 PM-8:30 PM
SZB 370
SOMERS, Pat

Course Description

Class meets May 31-June 28

This course uses developmental theory to explore the research on college students. We use film, narratives, and other types of data to explore sexual identity, gender identity, racial/ethnic identity, and moral development; plus general identity development of college students.

Grading Policy

60%: 10-pg paper which applies developmental theory to at least one adolescent or college film. 40%: Class discussion and participation

Texts

Evans, N.J., Forney, D.S., and Guido-DiBrito, F. (1998). Student Development in College: Theory, Research, and Practice. San Francisco: Jossey Bass. American Psychological Association (2005). Concise Rules of APA Style. Washington DC: Author (Optional book)

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