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PSY 250 Devel Psy: Childhood

This course involves the study of the major frameworks of child development and psychology. Topics to be covered include principles of development, prenatal development and birth, infancy, attachment and separation, early experience, deprivation and plasticity, cognitive development, language development, pro-social behavior and moral development, and gender typing and identity from conception until pre-adolescence. Emphasis will be placed on the complex and dynamic physiological, psychological, social, and ecological variables that influence human. Prerequisite: successful completion of PSY 101, PSY 110, or PSY 111 with a C or better. Spring