Child Growth and Development (ECE115)
3.0 Semester Hours
This course provides a foundation in the theory and principles of child development from the prenatal through early adolescent stages. Students examine the theories of Piaget, Erikson, Vygotsky, Skinner and others in an in-depth study of children's physical, social, emotional, cognitive, language and aesthetic development. Emphasizing implications for early childhood education practice, child development is also explored in the context of gender, family, culture and society.