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Human Growth and DevelopmentCCHS7309

Credits: BUHS 4, Sending Schools 1

Duration: Semester

Grades: 11-12


This course explores the developmental stages of humans from conception through the aging process.  Course content includes general theories as well as specific principles and concepts of growth and development of the human.  We will study the physical, motor, cognitive, and psychosocial characteristics of the various developmental stages.  The course implements the philosophy and objectives of the program by stressing the importance of the changes that occur at each stage of the life span.  Students will reflect on our own growth and development through classroom discussions and course assignments.  Relevant topics such as human bonding and attachment theories, learning theories, personality development and social development are foundational for our discussions regarding delayed development, early interventions and providing anticipatory guidance for families.

This course may also be offered for college credit.

Course syllabus:  https://drive.google.com/file/d/1wU3sfIHy5okG06fU0kYE-0YGW-hw-Avp/view?usp=sharing

Prerequisite:

None


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