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Child Development I & II
Grades: 10th - 12th Grade
Course Description: Child Development I is a one-credit course for any 10th, 11th, or 12th-grade student. This course has been designed to help students understand the importance of the stages in human growth and development. Emphasis will be on the decision to parent, early childhood development, and developing an understanding of the steps and stages a child goes through to develop.
Child Development II
Prerequisite: Child Development I
Course Description: Child Development is an elective course offered for any 10th, 11th or 12th-grade student who has successfully completed Child Development I. Child Development is a course with emphasis placed on learning about the physical, social, emotional, and intellectual development of children from conception to age 6. Decision-making and planning for responsible parenthood are emphasized. This is a course for those interested in careers in medicine, teaching, childcare, social work, psychology, recreation, and homemaking.