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Psychology

PSYCH 209


Child Psychology


Course Description

This course examines the general characteristics of development, development of social behavior, feelings, emotions, language, growth of understanding and interests, with emphasis on personality and problems of adjustment.

Prerequisites

(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)

Course Competencies

Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • Summarize the contributions and criticisms of the major developmental theories.
  • Examine common mistakes made in the interpretation of developmental research.
  • Explain the eclectic perspective of contemporary developmentalists.
  • Explain the interaction of nature and nurture in the developing person from the prenatal period through adolescence.
  • Explain how prenatal development, maternal behavior and parturition influence subsequent development.
  • Explain the influences of psychosocial factors on development from birth through adolescence.
  • Explain the influences of biological factors on development from birth through adolescence.
  • Explain the influences of cognitive factors on development from birth through adolescence.
  • Compare and contrast the psychosocial, biological, and cognitive perspectives of child development.

Course Schedule

  No of Weeks   Begins   
 CourseSectionCourse TitleModeCredit HoursInstructorsFeeSeats Available ⁄Capacity ⁄WaitlistStatusDays-Time-Room

PSYCHOLOGY; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 01/12/2015

 209112118Child Psychology 3Bhavra B 21/28/0Open
W 09:30AM-12:24PMLA360
 209112905Child Psychology Online3Johnson K$30.0016/31/0Open
 209112909Child Psychology Online3Johnson K$30.0029/31/0Open
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