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Active as of Fall Semester 2019

I. General Information

1. Course Title:
Child Growth and Development

2. Course Prefix & Number:
CDEV 1104

3. Course Credits and Contact Hours:

Credits: 3

Lecture Hours: 2

Lab Hours: 2

4. Course Description:

This course provides an overview of the developmental stages of children, prenatal through age eight including physical, social, emotional, language, cognitive, and creative development. While studying the integration of theory and developmentally appropriate, best practice students will observe children and analyze characteristics of development at various stages. Attention will be focused on theory, developmentally appropriate, best practice, and environmental factors that may affect development. In addition, this course contains an off-site lab experience that will assist in guiding students to obtain the skills necessary to become a successful professional within early childhood settings. All students will be required to obtain and pass a Minnesota background check prior to completing 30 hours at an approved lab site.

5. Placement Tests Required:

Accuplacer (specify test): No placement tests required Score:

6. Prerequisite Courses:

CDEV 1104 - Child Growth and Development

There are no prerequisites for this course.

7. Other Prerequisites
Pass a Minnesota State Background Check

9. Co-requisite Courses:

CDEV 1104 - Child Growth and Development

There are no corequisites for this course.