HDFS 225 Infant and Child Development

An introduction to Human Development specifically focusing on prenatal, infant and child development. Describes issues, theories, and current research within a family context. Focuses on the domains of cognitive, physical, social and emotional development. Application to working with and understanding infants and young children.




Lower Division Transfer (LDT) Course

General Education Requirements

AGS Social Science, AAOT Social Sciences,


Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
Describe the developmental trajectories of children in terms of physical, cognitive, social and emotional development. Evaluate the developmental stages of individual children. Describe theories and concepts of child development including Piaget's cognitive theory and Erikson's psychosocial theory.