2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
    
    Feb 24, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog
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EDU 144 - Child Development I


Class Hours: 3 Lab Hours: 0 Clinic/WkExp Hours: 0 Credit Hours: 3

Prerequisite: None
Corequisite: None
Local Prerequisite: DRE 097 or ENG 002 
Local Corequisite: None

This course includes the theories of child development, observation and assessment, milestones, and factors that influence development, from conception through approximately 36 months. Emphasis is placed on knowledge, observation and assessment of developmental sequences in approaches to play/learning, emotional/social, health/physical, language/communication and cognitive domains. Upon completion, students should be able to compare/contrast typical/atypical developmental characteristics, explain biological and environmental factors that impact development, and identify evidence-based strategies for enhancing development for children that are culturally, linguistically, and ability diverse. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.



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