PSY 211 - Child Development
An overview of the growth and development of the child from conception to adolescence including cognitive, physical, social and psychological changes. Major theories and research related to child development.
Prerequisite: PSY 110 General Psychology, ENG 110 College Writing I
3 Class Hours
Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Demonstrate an understanding of the psychological theories and models of child development.
2. Demonstrate an understanding of the role of biological, psychological, cognitive and social processes in child development.
3. Demonstrate an understanding of the research methods and ethical considerations appropriate for the study of child development.
4. Critically evaluate empirical evidence concerning child development.
5. Apply child development concepts to further the development and welfare of children in real-world settings.
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