Feb 25, 2024  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 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 constructive, 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. Course satisfies Pre K-4 Education requirements, but NOT Psychology major requirements or Psychology electives.  Students may use either this course or PSY 221  to satisfy the psychology minor, and/or Children and the Family Constellation, but not both. 

3 credit hours