Skip to contentSkip to main navigationSkip to local navigation

PSYC 201 Child Development

Find Courses

Search by Keyword

Browse Courses by Subject Code

Minimum Grade for Prerequisites

Unless otherwise indicated, a grade of C or higher is required for all prerequisite courses.

Course Description

Study of the physical, perceptual, cognitive, linguistic, and social and emotional development from conception through adolescence. Particular emphasis is placed on current research studies and theories as well as on interactions between maturational processes and environmental factors. While studying developmental theory and investigative research methodologies, students will observe children, evaluate individual differences and analyze characteristics of development at various stages along with current scientific literature.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: PSYC 100
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area E5b
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area D or E1), UC (IGETC Area 4)
C-ID: CDEV 100