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Oct 16, 2019
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HDFS 31100 - Child Development
3.0 | LEC 3 3.0 | 3.0 | DIS 0 3.0 |

3.000 Credit hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Lecture

Offered By: College of Health & Human Sci
Department: Human Dev and Family Studies

Course Attributes:
Upper Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Learning Outcomes: 1. Define the concept of development and describe the differences between normative and individual development. 2. Identify the pioneers of the study of development and their contributions to the study of child development. 3. Describe the importance of developmental theories and the methodologies used to study child development. 4. Describe the most important theories of child development. 5. Describe important milestones of prenatal development. 6. Describe the motor, perceptual, cognitive, and socio-emotional developmental milestones during infancy, toddlerhood, and childhood. 7. Describe major contextual challenges to psychological development faced by the majority of children in the world.


Prerequisites:
(Undergraduate level HDFS 20100 Minimum Grade of C- or Undergraduate level CDFS 20100 Minimum Grade of C-) and (Undergraduate level HDFS 21000 Minimum Grade of C- or Undergraduate level CDFS 21000 Minimum Grade of C-)

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