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Child Development

Course Information

Prerequisite: None

Grades: 9, 10, 11, 12

Credit: 1.0

This course is a necessary foundation for any student interested in early childhood, elementary, middle, secondary education, or social work. The focus of this course is on the physical, emotional/social, and intellectual development from conception through adulthood. Various theorists and the implications of these theories have on children are examined. Students have limited experiences observing and interacting with children. Optional “real-life” experience is offered when students use the infant simulators. Information related to careers in childcare is incorporated throughout the course. Dual credit through Lewis & Clark Community College may be an option for those who qualify. Regional Course Code for Child Development: H101 & H111




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