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Area E Understanding Personal Development

Area E Understanding Personal Development

1. Enhances the student's understanding of the development of the individual as an integrated physiological, psychological, and social being.

2. Includes a study of how internal and external influences interact in human development and behavior within the context of the human life span.

3. For courses enhancing understanding of the self as a physiological, social and psychological entity, address the following criteria statement:

4. Promotes critical self-understanding, and accordingly will involve consideration of such topics as individual behavior, the relation of the person to the social and natural environment, human sexuality, nutrition, health, stress, family, aging and death.

5. For courses developing an art or a skill, address the following criteria statement:

6. Promotes the lifelong understanding and development of students as integrated physiological and psychological entities, through the acquisition of a recreation, avocational, or artistic skill. [The course proposal must specify how the activities or performances will contribute to understanding the personal development of an integrated individual.]

*Note: Three unit courses in this area may include an activity/skills component, but it is not to exceed one-third of the course content. No more than one unit of activity/skills course work may be used to satisfy the Area E requirement.

Students will

1.Recognize and critically examine the development of the individual as an integrated physiological, psychological, and social being.

2.The student will be able to identify the internal and external influences that interact in human development and behavior within the context of the human life span.

For courses enhancing understanding of the self as a physiological, social and psychological entity, address the following criteria statement:

1. Critically examine their own individual behavior in relationship to topics as social and natural environment, human sexuality, nutrition, health stress, family, aging and death.

For courses developing an art or skill, addresses the following criteria statement:

1. Examine and create ways, through the acquisition of a recreation, avocation or artistic skill, that will enhance their own life long understanding of their development as an integrated physiological and psychological entity.

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