CHILD GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT

  • Program: Child Development Careers
  • Course: Child Growth and Development
  • Course #: CDEV1500
  • Total Credits: 3

Course Description

The student will examine the major developmental milestones for children from birth through adolescence in the areas of physical, social-emotional, and cognitive development. While studying developmental theory and investigative research methods, students will observe children and analyze characteristics of development at various stages.

Course Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Research developmental theory
Examine social-emotional development of infants and toddlers
Examine cognitive development of infants and toddlers
Examine physical development of infants and toddlers
Examine social-emotional development of preschool children
Examine cognitive development of preschool children
Examine physical development of preschool children
Examine social-emotional development of schoolage children
Examine cognitive development of schoolage children
Examine physical development of schoolage children

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 3
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites: 
    Qualifying score on reading assessment test OR ENGL0921
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park/Eden Prairie

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