This is a dual credit course that provides an in-depth look at child development, parenting, and childcare concepts. It focuses on development from prenatal to age eight. Physical, emotional, social, and intellectual development is emphasized. The interrelationship of all development is stressed. Children’s health issues and preventative care will also be emphasized. Students have the opportunity to assess and chart children's development in the preschool lab. Juniors and Seniors who qualify may earn college credit.
Prerequisite: Child Development I and Child Development II.
Berk, L.A. (2008). Infants, children, and adolescents (6th edition). Boston: Allyn and Bacon.
Blackboard will be used a great deal in this class. Make sure you check it frequently for announcements and due dates.
Child Growth and Development Blackboard Page