Child Growth and Development

Credits: 3

Prerequisite: READ 0220 Reading Strategies, ENGL 0230 Writing Foundations or placement determined by assessment score

Co-Requisite: none

This course examines the major developmental milestones for children, both typical and atypical, from conception through adolescence in the areas of physical, social, emotional, language, cognitive and aesthetic/creative development. While studying developmental theory and investigative/observational research methods, students will observe children and analyze characteristics of development at various stages. The course emphasizes interactions between maturational processes and environmental factors.

Transfer Curriculum Goal(s): none

Offered Fall.