Course Information

Child Development (PSYC 2041)

Term: Academic Year 2017-2018 Spring


Tue-Thu, 10:40 AM - 12:00 PM (1/16/2018 - 5/18/2018) Location: MAIN CLASS 113


This course is designed to familiarize students with vari- ous aspects of child development. Through an in-depth study of current research, students explore practical applications of theories to the teaching and counseling of children and adolescents. Among the topics discussed are: theories of child development; social and cultural influences on child development; physical, cognitive, emotional, psychological, and moral development; language acquisition; intelligence and its measurement; cognitive and behavioral views of learning; development of gender roles; and contexts of development (family, peers, media, and schooling). Cross-listed with EDUC 2041.