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PSY 2205 Child Development

Research and theory concerning the physical, cognitive and psychosocial development of children from conception to puberty. Covers the impact of genetic, prenatal and environmental factors and challenges appropriate to this age range.

Division: Liberal Arts, Communication and Social Sciences
Department: Psychology
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: No

Prereqs: PSY 1100 


  • Assess and critically analyze theories, methodology, findings, and applications of developmental psychology made available through textbooks, newspapers, periodicals, and the internet.
  • Assess and analyze the biological, cognitive, cultural, environmental, and social factors that influence development throughout childhood.
  • Apply developmental psychology principles to detect myths and misconceptions regarding child development encountered in daily life.

Credit Hours: 3

Classroom Hours: 3