Sep 22, 2020  
Middlesex Community College Academic Catalog 2017-18 
Middlesex Community College Academic Catalog 2017-18 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PSY 122 - Child Growth and Development


An examination of the development of children from pre-birth through puberty. Utilizing both theoretical and practical perspectives, the physical, cognitive, and social, personality and emotional development of children will be explored, with an emphasis on the interrelationships between theory, research and practice. Also considered are such topics as the critical role for adults in fostering all areas of children’s growth, and the significant influence of family and culture on development. This course is especially designed for students interested in pursuing course work or careers in education, nursing and human services.

ISLOs: This course supports student development of Written and Oral Communications, Critical Thinking, and Multicultural and Global Perspectives.

Prerequisite(s): Eligible for ENG 101.
General Education Elective(s): Behavioral Science
Note(s): This course has been approved to meet the Core Curriculum General Education requirement.

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