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CHD 102 - Child Growth & Development

This course provides a foundation in the theories and principles of development from conception through early adolescence, with an emphasis on the young child. An in-depth study is made in the areas of physical, social, emotional, cognitive, language, and aesthetic development. Special emphasis is placed on the theories of Piaget, Vygotsky, Skinner, Erickson, and Gardner. Development is studied in the context of gender, family, culture, and society with an emphasis on implications for professional practice. Field observations are required.
No pre-requisite required for this course.
Textbook information will be provided upon seat approval
Carl Sandburg College: 2400 Tom L Wilson Blvd Galesburg, IL 61401 Phone: 3093415233