7560 Child Development

7560     Child Development

This course is designed for students interested in infants and young children; Child Development presents a thorough study of early human development.  Topics include pregnancy, childbirth, infant care, emotional, social, intellectual and physical development of children. Students will take home “Baby Think It Over” overnight to experience parenting. Students will also spend time volunteering at Head Start during the last semester of the year.  This class offers young people the opportunity to examine their future role as a mother or father in an effort to prepare for this important life event.  Child Development will also be of interest to any student planning a career in teaching, pediatric nursing, child psychology, day care services or any field related to children.


1.0 Credit