2024 - 2025 MCPS High School Course Bulletin

EDU2029A/EDU2029B Child Growth and Development A

0.5 credit per semester

This course focuses on child development birth through adolescence with emphasis on preschool development. Theories of development, the role of caregivers, family, health, safety and contemporary issues will be introduced. Students will explore special challenges to growth and development and will have opportunities for guided observation of children in a variety of settings. Students will begin to compile artifacts and written competency statements that are aligned with the required Child Development Associate portfolio guidelines for preschool. Students will explore career pathways in Early Childhood Education and Child Care.

Child Growth and Development A

No repeats for credit

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