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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Maalot Educational Network | Evaluated Learning Experience

Developmental Psychology I (PSY211)

Formerly Developmental Psychology I (PSY210)

Classroom: 39 hours (13 weeks). Distance/Hybrid: Varies. 

Traditional classroom-based offered at Maalot, Jerusalem, and other authorized locations. Distance learning and hybrid options available.

September 2009 - Present.

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Online/distance learning
Hybrid course/exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: describe the physiology of conception, prenatal development and birth; identify the theories of cognitive development and psychosocial development; identify and define the physical capabilities and health needs of humans throughout childhood; list the stages of language development and make an initial assessment of language and developmental delays;  draw conclusions from the interaction between social and cultural context and genetic factors; explain the importance of and connect the role of attachment and parenting styles on psychosocial adjustment.


Topics covered are: theory and research on physical, cognitive emotional and social development from birth through middle childhood, Piaget’s theory, Erikson’s stages of psychosocial development, language and intellectual development.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Psychology (2/11) (4/16 revalidation) (3/21 revalidation).