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CHLD 102 - Growth and Development of the Young Child

This course provides an overview of the theory and principles of human growth and development from conception through adolescence. Content includes an in-depth study of the inter-relatedness of physical, cognitive, social and emotional aspects of development. Development is studied in the context of family, gender, culture, language, ability, socioeconomics, diversity, and society. Special emphasis will be on the theories of Piaget, Vygotsky, Erikson, and Gardner. Four field observations are required outside of class time in addition to at least two during class sessions.
Placement at college level English OR -Concurrent enrollment in ENGL 099/101
Heartland Community College: 1500 West Raab Road Normal, IL 61761-9446 Phone: 309-268-8000