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Early Childhood Development
EARLY CHLD DEV
CLASS CODE: CHILD 310 CREDITS:  3
DIVISION: EDUCATION & HUMAN DEVELOPMENT
DEPARTMENT: CHILD & FAMILY STUDIES
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

CATALOG DESCRIPTION: Advanced theory and development of children from conception through age eight, including physical, social, and cognitive development. Biological and environmental conditions affecting development and learning. Emphasis on application of current research.
DESCRIPTION: Advanced theory and development of children from conception through age eight, including physical, social, and cognitive development. Biological and environmental conditions affecting development and learning. Emphasis on application of current research.
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OBJECTIVES: 1. Students will apply theories of child development, both typical and atypical, and apply current research with emphasis on cognitive, motor, social-emotional, communication, adaptive, and aesthetic development in learning, family, and community context.
2. Students will identify pre-, peri- and postnatal development and factors, such as biological and environmental conditions, that affect children’s development and learning.
REQUIREMENTS: 1. Complete formal observation of young children in a variety of settings.
2. Observe/apply classroom knowledge in a practicum setting and document efforts through written anecdotal records.
PREREQUISITES: Grade of B- or above in CHILD 210 and CHILD 100 or ECSE 100
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EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2002