Dec 15, 2019  
2019-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

BKE 2320 - Child Development

Credits: 3 hrs
This is a critical reading course that examines the typical and atypical development of children 0-8 years of age, with close attention to physical, social, emotional and cognitive behaviors and the theoretical and research-based rationales for each. Through careful analysis reflection and evaluation of the text, the distinct stages of development through which young children develop and the factors that influence typical and atypical development are examined. A 10-hour field experience is required in which students observe and participate in reflective analysis of typical and atypical preschool and kidergarten settings serving children and their families. Students must demonstrate the ability to understand young children’s development and the ability to recognize and respect the varying cultural contexts of children.
General Education Designation: Yes
Student Learning Outcome: Critical Reading
Area of Knowledge: Social and Behavioral Science
Curricular Theme: Diversity
Latest Update(s) Approved by Academic Standards and Curriculum: May 16, 2017