This course introduces the student to the concepts of human development. The course is designed to explore the basic concepts of human development, including physical, cognitive, and emotional development across the lifespan. Students will be introduced to developmental tasks and challenges unique to each stage of human development from the infancy, early and middle childhood, adolescence, early adulthood, middle age and old age. Beginning with the infancy, students will also be introduced to the biological, emotional, cognitive, psychosocial, as well as the social, and cultural factors that influence growth and development across the life span.