PSY 252 : Child Development

A study of the development of human behavior from conception to adolescence with special emphasis on childhood. Special attention is given to the physical, social and cultural factors as well as the child's interpersonal relationships. Three lecture hours per week. Fall, Spring, Summer

Prerequisites

  1. Explain how prenatal factors impact child development.
  2. Describe how research has shaped the field of child development.
  3. Give examples of how physical, cognitive, and socio-emotional factors impact the development of the child.
  4. Discuss the impact of cultural, ethnic and socioeconomic factors influencing child development.