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Test Information
Test Name Life Span Developmental Psychology
Test Type Excelsior
SOC Course Category PS201A/B
ACE Recommendation 3 sh UL
Study Resources

Excelsor Examination Content Guide

Download the Excelsior Examination Content Guide at Excelsior College.  You will be required to set-up a free account.  The Examination Content Guide contains an outline of exam topics as well as sample questions and a list of suggested study resources.

To access Excelsior Examination Content Guides, you must set up a free MyEC account. Visit, click on MyEC. Click on Create a MyEC User Account and follow the instructions provided.

Online Video


  • The Developing Person Through the Life Span, by Berger, 5th ed., Worth Publishers, 2002.

Online Resources

Clep Examination Guides

For practice exams, go to CG Learning Management System (formerly Learning Portal). Click on Course Catalog. Click on Catalog: Adult Basic Education. Click on DANTES: Study Guide for DANTES Exams. Each lesson is set up as a different subject

DSST Facts Sheets

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Last Modified 1/12/2016