BYU Independent Study - Online Courses

Child Development

Part 2


Paper Course

$ 163.00

Instructor: Jolene Christian
Credits: 0.50

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Child Development, Part 1 (CHILD 041) or equivalent.


In this second part of the series, students will learn how children develop from birth to adolescence, including parenting methods; childhood illnesses; children with different physical, emotional, and intellectual abilities; and child abuse. Children do not come with a manual, but this course will help anyone who plans to be a parent or care for a child. This is the second course in a two-part Child Development series (CHILD 041 and CHILD 043).

Course Content:

1. The Neonate
2. The Developing Infant
3. The Toddler
4. Preschool Through Adolescence
5. Parenting
6. Childhood Health and Wellness
7. Quality Care and Challenging Times

Paper Courses:

Assignments for this course can be submitted online or by mail, email, or fax. If you do not have reliable internet access the optional course packet includes bubble sheets to be mailed.