2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
    May 21, 2024  
2022-2023 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ECD 1103 - Child Growth and Development

Credit Hours: 3

This course is the study of environmental and hereditary effects on the cognitive, affective, psychomotor, and sociolinguistic development of typically and atypically developing children from conception to age 8 with diverse cultural backgrounds from within and outside of the United States. Students are introduced to methods to observe and evaluate children’s development and recognize possible delays in development. Practical application of theory is provided through a variety of hands-on experiences and a minimum of 5 hours of observation. Students are required to have clear maltreatment, criminal and FBI background checks, and a current UA-PTC Education ID badge prior to going in the field. This course is part of the Birth through Pre-kindergarten Teaching Credential core. special course fee

A score of 19 or above on the Reading section of the ACT, or a score of 78 or above on the Accuplacer Reading Comprehension Placement test, or a score of 253 or above on the Accuplacer Next Gen Reading Comprehension Placement test, or a score of 83 or above on the COMPASS Reading Placement, or completion of READ 0300  (Foundations of Literacy) with a grade of “C” or better.
READ 0300  (Foundations of Literacy) may be taken as a co-requisite with this course.
Course Typically Offered:
Fall, Spring