Feb 08, 2023
EDEC 1600 - Introduction to Child Development
Fundamental patterns of children’s physical, cognitive and social emotional development and behavior beginning prenatally and continuing through adolescence. Examines how these issues and themes of child development have effected and been effected by societal changes in a progressively more connected, diverse and globalized world.
Requisites: WARNING: No credit for both this course and the following (always deduct credit for first course taken): PSY 2410
Credit Hours: 3
General Education Code: 2SS
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Course Transferability: TAG Course: OED005 Introductory Child Development, TAG Course: OED010 Early Childhood Development
College Credit Plus: Level 1
- Students will gain a knowledge base to become better parents and/or teachers.
- Develop a knowledge base that will facilitate the use of research to make decisions.
- Develop a practical knowledge about children which will help in raising or teaching children.
- Develop an understanding of the social and biological influences on children and their development.
- Use the information to think critically about issues that effect children and adolescents.
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