Consumer and Family Studies

Division: Consumer/Family Studies

This Consumer Family Studies Department offers a single course in human development that covers developmental topics from conception through death, including biological and environmental influences. Theories and research of physical, cognitive, personality and social development are examined, as well as attention to developmental problems.

Contact Information

Consumer and Family Studies Division Chair

Millicent Owens | (559) 730-3845 | millio@cos.edu
Tule: 502-B | Visalia Campus

Dean of Business, Social Science, and Consumer Family Studies

Jesse Wilcoxon | jessew@cos.edu
Kern: 716 | Visalia Campus

CFS 080 Lifespan Development 3 unit(s)
Hours: 3 Lecture/Discussion
This course provides an overview, from a psychological perspective, of human development from conception through death, including biological and environmental influences. Theories and research of physical, cognitive, personality and social development are examined, as well as attention to developmental problems. (C-ID PSY180)
Advisory on Recommended Preparation: ENGL 251 or equivalent college course with “C” or better or eligibility for ENGL 1 as determined by COS Placement Procedures.

Consumer/Family Studies

Griffith, Rebecca
B.A., California State University, Sonoma
M.S.W., University Of Nevada, Las Vegas