Child and Lifespan Development

 Course Description

Child and Lifespan Development prepares students to understand the physical, social, emotional and intellectual growth and development throughout the lifespan.  Experiences such as laboratory observations, job shadowing, service learning and laboratory participation will enhance the learning process. Instructional content includes child development theories and research; prenatal development; infants and toddlers; preschool years; middle childhood; adolescence; adulthood; geriatrics; death and dying; careers; and leadership, citizenship and teamwork. Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA), the co­curricular student organization, provides students with opportunities for leadership development, personal growth, and school/community involvement.

Recommended Pre­Requisite(s): Family & Consumer Sciences (FACS) or

Personal, Academic, and Career Excellence

(PACE)