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Child Development Laboratory

Course Number: 80822
Subject: Human Resources Services
Major/Program of Study: Early Childhood Education
Course Length: 5 periods/week/semester
Credit: 1 credit (CTE credit)
Dual Enrollment: No
AP Designation: No

In this course, students will study children’s ages three to five, with the primary emphasis being placed on actual experience and observation of three- and four-year-old children in the preschool laboratory. Classroom and individualized study will increase knowledge of the development of children. Students will study childcare services, safety and health in the preschool, child guidance and discipline, operation of preschool, and methods and materials of instruction. Prerequisites and other notes: Recommended to take Human Growth and Development (80821) concurrently. Recommended for grades 10-12. (NCHS campus only)