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Sophia’s Lifespan Development course explores human development from the moment of conception through infancy, childhood, adolescence, adulthood, and death.

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This is a pass/fail course. Students must complete 20 Challenges (formative assessments) and 6 Milestones (summative assessments) with an overall score of 70% or better.

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<p>At the end of the course, you'll be able to:</p> <ul><li>Explain human conception, relevant theories, and the influence of genetics.</li><li>Explore maternal health and the stages of development in infancy.</li><li>Analyze the stages of development in childhood and adolescence.</li><li>Examine the stages of development and social interactions in early and middle adulthood.</li><li>Identify the stages of development in late adulthood and the stages of death</li></ul>
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