CRC19: Courses

ECE 312 Child Development

Units: 3

Hours: 54 hours LEC

Prerequisite: None.

Advisory: ENGWR 101 or 103; or ESLL 320, ESLR 320, and ESLW 320.

Transferable: CSU; UC


This course examines the major physical, psychosocial, and cognitive/language developmental milestones for children, both typical and atypical, from conception to adolescence. There will be an emphasis on interactions between maturation processes and environmental factors. While studying developmental theory and investigative research methodologies, students will observe children, evaluate individual differences and analyze characteristics of development at various stages.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

SLO #1: Analyze major developmental milestones for children from conception through adolescence in the areas of physical, psychosocial, cognitive and language development using research based methodologies.