PSYC 0202 - Child Development

Credits: 3

This course explores child growth and development from conception through childhood. Emphasis is placed on principles underlying physical, cognitive, social, and emotional development. Using contemporary theory, research, and methods relevant to developmental psychology, the course explores individual differences and the socio-cultural 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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