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2019-2020 UMass Dartmouth Graduate Catalog 
2019-2020 UMass Dartmouth Graduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

PSY 504 - Topics in Child Development

Credits 3
Requirements: Prerequisite: Graduate Psychology majorsSeminar
The goal of this course is to conduct a detailed exploration of several domains of child development. After reviewing research methodology and overarching theoretical concerns specific to developmental psychology, the course will focus on physical and motoric development, cognitive development, social development, emotional development, and moral development. Starting with a review of the basic developmental theories applicable to each domain, readings from the current literature on typical and atypical development will be examined.