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2020-2021 Catalog 
2020-2021 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ECD 102 - Growth & Development I

Class: 3 Credits: 3
This course is an extensive study of philosophies and theories of growth and development of infants/toddlers. Focus is on “total” development of the child, with emphasis on physical, social, emotional, cognitive, and nutritional areas. Developmental tasks and appropriate activities are explored in the course.

Prerequisite(s): Take ENG 032 , MAT 032  and RDG 032  with a minimum grade of “C”.
Course Topics:
  • Learning about Children
  • Families Today
  • Preparing for Parenting
  • Pregnancy
  • Prenatal Care
  • Childbirth
  • The Newborn
  • Physical Development of the Infant and Toddler
  • Intellectual development of the Infant and Toddler
  • Social-Emotional Development of the Infant and Toddler
  • Providing for the Infant and Toddler’s Developmental Needs

Textbook information can be found on the Book Inn Web site
Required Materials:
Grading System:
A grade of C is required for all course work.

A 90 - 100
B 80 - 89
C 70 - 79
D 60 - 69
F 0 - 59

Student Learning Outcomes:
  1. Describe typical physical, social, emotional, language, and cognitive development of a child from conception to age 2. (NAEYC 1a, 1b, 4c)
  2. Identify the influence of heredity and environment on the development of the child from conception to age 2. (NAEYC 1a, 1b)
  3. Observe and record information that reflects interrelationships of the physical, social emotional, language, and cognitive domains of development of a child from 4 months to age 2. (NAEYC 3a, 3b, 3c, 3d)
  4. Plan age and individually appropriate activities for a child from 4 months to age 2, based on knowledge of developmental milestones. (NAEYC 1a, 1c, 4b, 4c, 4d)
  5. Describe the importance of supportive adult relationships for children from birth through age 2. (NAEYC 1b, 2a, 2b, 2c)
  6. Identify the South Carolina Infant/Toddler guidelines to support created lessons/activities for a child from 4 months to age 2. (NAEYC 4b, 4c, 4d)

For SCC Online Courses:
If the course you are taking is online, please review the SCC Online Policies that include:

  • Required materials for all online courses
  • Mandatory Attendance Requirement
  • Proctored Exams

Face Covering Requirements:
All faculty, staff and students must wear a face mask/covering at all times (absent a medical condition) on all SCC campuses when safe social distancing measures are not possible or difficult to follow. For further details, refer to the Student Guidelines for Face Coverings and Social Distancing on the SCC Coronavirus COVID-19 Information page.
Standard SCC Course Policies:
Please review the Standard SCC Course Polices on the following topics:

  • Academic Integrity
  • Academic Misconduct
  • Add/Drop period
  • Appeals Process
  • Class Attendance
  • Classroom Behavior (traditional and online)
  • Classroom Conduct/Expectations
  • Lab Procedures (general SCC policy regarding this)
  • Online Confidentiality
  • Services For Students with Disabilities
  • Withdrawal Policy

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