BCSC 170: Child Development

Cross-listed: PSYC 170
Prerequisites: None
Offered: Fall

This class will focus on the psychological foundations of human development, with an emphasis on theories and methods in psychological research with children. Topics will include prenatal development, behavior genetics, motor development, perceptual development, language development, cognitive development, emotional development, social development, and atypical development. This course is restricted to first-year students who have placed out of PSY 101 (e.g., with a score or 4 or 5 on the Psychology AP exam). Note: Students cannot receive credit for both PSY 170 and PSY 171.