3 credit(s) Students in this class should have functional literacy in the English language and read on a 12th grade level.
Examines child growth and development from birth to 36 months. Focuses on development in the physical, cognitive, social, emotional, and language domains. Emphasizes the importance of the environment and relationships for healthy brain development during the child’s first three years of life. Investigates regulatory standards for infant/ toddler care giving. Lecture 3 hours per week. 3 Contact Hours.