Class Materials

This page will provide instructors teaching courses on emerging adulthood examples of course materials from which to build ideas or draw resources. This page is divided into two main sections. The syllabi section provides sample syllabi which have been used by instructors across the country. The course descriptions and lectures section provides sample PowerPoint slides and other class presentation material.


Emerging Adulthood: Development from the Late Teens Through the Twenties - Jeffrey Arnett, Clark University 

Emerging Adulthood - Kathleen M. Jodl, University of Michigan 

Sociology of Youth & Emerging Adulthood - Kristin E. Joos, University of Florida

Transition to Adulthood - Eva Lefkowitz, Penn State

Emerging Adulthood Seminar - Stephanie Madsen, McDanial College,

Emerging Adulthood: From Family Origin to Famly Formation - Brian Willoughby, Univeristy of Minnesota

Course Descriptions, Websites, and Lectures   

Youth & Adulthood Course
This link is for Kristin Joos’ Sociology of Youth & Adulthood course.  The website includes information on course projects, a course outline, and other course material.

Development in Young Adulthood
This link is for Alan Reifman's Development n Young Adulthood course at Texas Tech University. The website includes a course outline, information about course assignments, and other course material.

Sample Assignments

Term Paper on the Transition to Adulthood - Eva Lefkowitz, Penn State