CD 100 Introduction to Child Development

Overview of early childhood programs, their histories, philosophies and developmentally appropriate practices, methods of guidance and discipline. Students will become familiar with licensing and regulations for state, federal and private programs. Reviews philosophies of educating young children and learning, while examining developmentally appropriate practices, including the influence of culture and inclusive environments on the developing child. Explores ethics, career paths and professional growth. This is a transferable course.

Units: 3.00

CSU, Associate Degree Applicable

Prerequisites: None

Corequisites: None

Lecture: Minimum 48 hours per semester