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.
Letter Grade Only
Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: PSYC 100
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area E5b
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area D or E1), UC (IGETC Area 4)