2017-2018 College Catalog 
    
    Nov 18, 2018  
2017-2018 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ECE* K182 - Child Development °


3 CREDIT HOURS
Prerequisite: ENG* K101  or ENG* K101S  placement∞ or completion of ENG* K096  with a “C#” grade or better or permission of the program coordinator based on ECE work experience.
This course presents the basic principles, current research, and traditional theories of child development, from the prenatal period to the onset of adolescence, with an emphasis on the earlier years of childhood. Students will be guided in the development of a scientific and objective attitude toward the interpretation of child behavior and will study various methods of conducting research in child development. They will observe children and analyze their behavior in each of the following areas: physical abilities and motor skills, cognitive abilities, as well as social and emotional development. An additional 10 hours of field observations will be required outside of class.



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