HDEV 0009. Child Growth and Development

Units: 3
Hours: 54 lecture
This course examines the major physical, cognitive/language, social and emotional developmental milestones for children from conception through adolescence. Emphasis on interactions between maturational processes and environmental factors. While studying developmental theory, students will evaluate individual differences, and analyze characteristics of development at various stages according to developmental theories. Designed as a foundation course for careers in early childhood and for those seeking a teaching credential. (C-ID CDEV 100) (CSU, UC-with unit limitation)

Human Development and Family


The Human Development and Family degree program provides students with the necessary education for work in child development programs at various levels: assistant teacher, associate teacher, teacher, master teacher, site supervisor and director. It also includes instruction in infant care, preschool, school-age care, and children’s advocacy. Course work prepares students who wish to go into the field of teaching, as well as work with families and social services.



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