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Child Development/ Advanced

Child Development/ Advanced

 

Child Development - 1 credit

Students will study the physical, intellectual, social, and emotional growth and development of children from birth through early childhood. Topics will include prenatal development; preparation for birth and the birth process; impacts of heredity, environment, and family on development of the child; and meeting children's needs for food, clothing, shelter, and care. Emphasis is on helping students create an environment for children that will promote optimum development. This course is offered only to sophomore, junior, and senior students.  (Prerequisite: 10th-12th grade status)

 

Advanced Child Development – 1 credit

This course builds on the foundational skills introduced in Child Development. Advanced Child Development addresses more complex issues of child development and early childhood education with emphasis on guiding physical, social, emotional, intellectual, moral, and cultural development throughout childhood, including school age children. This course is offered only to sophomore, junior, and senior students. (Prerequisite: Child Development and 10th-12th grade status)