2019-2020 Academic Catalog 
    May 18, 2024  
2019-2020 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ECE 210 - Child Growth and Development

3 CR
This course examines the social, emotional, cognitive, physical, and language development of children ages newborn through adolescence, including the genetic and prenatal influences on the child, the importance of play and consistent routines, the role of the family, and how nutrition and health issues affect a child’s development. This course is based on NAEYC standards of child development practices. Students acquire skills in observing, recording, and interpreting child behavior. Each student will be required to spend four (4) clock hours completing field experience outside of scheduled class times which may include working with young children, families, and early childhood professionals. A successful Central Abuse and Neglect Registry clearance must be submitted prior to completing the field experience. Lab Fee

Requisites: Next Gen ACCUPLACER® reading score of 244, or at least a grade of C in TSRE 55  or ENGL 151 .