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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Consortium for International Studies | Evaluated Learning Experience

Introduction to Child Development PSY 205

Length: 

Varies; self-study.

Location: 
Various; distance learning format.
Dates: 

July 2022 – Present.

Instructional delivery format: 
Hybrid course/exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: describe theoretical perspectives of childhood and adolescent development; explain the biological and environmental influences of development; explore the different theories of cognitive and communicative development; apply developmental themes to the development of aggression, altruism, and morality; describe the process of developing the concept of self throughout childhood and adolescence; outline factors that contribute to the different attachment style classifications; summarize the influence of family, peers, school, and technology on developmental outcomes.

Instruction: 

Major topics taught in this course include: theoretical perspectives of childhood and adolescent development, theories of cognitive and communicative development, the process of developing the concept of self throughout childhood and adolescence and the influence of family, peers, school, and technology on developmental outcomes.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Child Development or Psychology (7/22).

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