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Child and Adolescent Development


Course Description

This course introduces students to the concept of life cycle and examines the principles, theories, and research findings that contribute to the understanding of normative development and learning in children from birth to early adolescence. Students will study the development of the whole child including social, physical, cognitive, creative and emotional development. Students in this course will also have an opportunity to study child development from a multicultural perspective.

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Credit in English 30-1 or 60% in English 30-2, or credit in ENGL0190. Note: Available to dual-credit students without the listed pre-requisites.