PSYC 0202 - Child Development

Credits: 3

This course explores child growth and development from conception through childhood.  Emphasis is on principles underlying physical, cognitive, social and emotional development.  Using contemporary theory, research, and methods relevant to developmental psychology, the class explores individual differences and the sociocultural context of development, in order to learn how to optimize the domains of development for all children.   The objective is to deepen students' understanding of and respect for children and the families, educators and communities that nurture them.

Prerequisites: PSYC 0101 .

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