Academic Catalogs

Human Development (HMDV)

HMDV A1803 Units (54 lecture hours)  
Child Growth and Development  
Advisory: ENGL A099.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter

A study of growth and development from conception through adolescence. Emphasis on theories of physical, cognitive, and psychosocial development using standard research methodologies and identifying typical and atypical development. Analyze how cultural, economic, political, and historical contexts affect children's development. Observations directed to further insight into change during childhood years. This course may also be offered online. Lecture. Transfer credit: CSU; UC. C-ID: CDEV 100.

HMDV A1823 Units (54 lecture hours)  
Middle Childhood Development and Guidance  

Grading Mode: Standard Letter

Growth and development of the child from 5-12 years of age including physical, cognitive, and psychosocial development, and techniques for guidance of the school age child. Focus is on identifying common developmental qualities of school-age children and find positive approaches to individual, group, and environmental management. Transfer credit: CSU.

HMDV A1843 Units (54 lecture hours)  
Infant Development and Relationships  

Grading Mode: Standard Letter

Growth and development of the child from birth to two years: current theories and adult-infant relationships along with practical applications for relating to and caring for infants. Transfer credit: CSU.

HMDV A1903 Units (54 lecture hours)  
Family, School, and Community Partnerships  

Grading Mode: Standard Letter

Examines the connections between the homes, schools, and communities in which children live. Explores historical, legal, social, political, and cultural influences affecting the development of children, pre-school through high school, educational access and equity. Introduces the various models and approaches for building meaningful partnerships with culturally and linguistically diverse families and communities. Transfer credit: CSU; UC. C-ID: CDEV 110.

HMDV A2103 Units (54 lecture hours)  
Introduction to the Exceptional Child  

Grading Mode: Standard Letter

Introduction to the exceptional child including the gifted, developmentally delayed, emotionally disturbed, speech and hearing impaired, visually impaired, orthopedically and neurologically impaired. The role of the teacher in supporting these children and their families and vocational opportunities are discussed. Transfer credit: CSU.