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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 include 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).