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PSY 5430C. Child and Adolescent Development. 3-4 Unit.

This course provides a survey of physical, cognitive, social, emotional and cultural factors in the development of the healthy person from birth thru adolescence. Attention is given to selected contemporary issues in child and adolescent development, to theories of Freud, Erikson, Piaget and others, and to cultural and gender issues in development. Learning includes direct observation of children and adolescents. This is the gateway course for the Child Studies Specialization. Required for all MAP students.