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PSY 441. Child Psychology

Credits: 3
Department: Psychology
Description: Study of childhood, current research, theory, and development of children in various cultures.
Prerequisites: PSY 115 or equivalent
Semester Offered: Fall
Grading Method: ABCDF
Additional Information: Online Course. Go to

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Appraise and evaluate basic psychological concepts, research, and theories about child development in various cultures.
2. Summarize available resources for prenatal care and examine cultural differences in outcomes (e.g., impact on infant mortality rate).
3. Debate and criticize clashing psychological concepts and views of child development (e.g., corporeal punishment).

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