Sep 25, 2023  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PSY 223 Early Childhood Development

This course provides an understanding and appreciation for the interrelated growth process of development from infancy through early childhood. Emphasis is placed on growth areas including the physical, cognitive, social, moral and emotional. The course will focus on research-based findings and will explore the areas and theories of constructivism, Vygotsky’s Socio-cultural Theory, attachment and social relationships, the importance of play, variations in development, the needs of the young child and developmentally appropriate practices. Prerequisite: PSY 100 . Course satisfies Pre K-4 Education requirements, but NOT Psychology major requirements or Psychology electives.  Students may use either this course or   to satisfy the psychology minor but not both.

3 credit hours
Satisfies Constellation - Children and the Family for “Generation Next”