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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Genesis University (formerly Association for Hebraic Studies Institute) | Evaluated Learning Experience

Child Development (ECE 301)


Distance learning course administered through Genesis University.

Genesis University, Miami, FL; authorized instructional sites, or approved proctor sites.

February 2011 - Present.

Instructional delivery format: 
Hybrid course/exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: discuss the major theories of early childhood development; discuss the roles and influences of families on pre-natal care and development; identify the physical, social, emotional, cognitive, and language developmental characteristics of children from infancy through age eight; integrate the cognitive, social, emotional, physical, motor, and language developmental aspects of child development into a holistic view of the child; identify family and cultural influences on child development; and discuss how the environment in which a child learns and grows influences individual growth and development.


Topics include: physical, cognitive, social, and emotional development of children, birth through age eight; family and sociocultural influences on development; methods to observe and evaluate children's development; factors that influence young children's learning, health, and well-being.

Credit recommendation: 

In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Education, Early Childhood Education or Psychology (4/11) (9/16 revalidation).