Child Development Student Learning Outcomes

BA Child Development


Developing knowledge based on fundamental principles underlying child and family development;
develop abilities to think critically and write critically about developmental processes;
enhance effective speaking skills' develop abilities to evaluate, plan and conduct research;
act as advocates on behalf of children and families; 
develop a philosophy about working with children and families that emphasizes ethical issues and values; 
develop skills to collaborate, cooperate and consult as a team member in planning and implementing programs for children and families; 
develop leadership skills to facilitate collaboration and consultation among professionals.

MA Child Development

Discuss contemporary issues in the field of Child Development; 
Explain the interconnections between child development theory, observations/findings regarding development and practice involving children and families;
Prepare scientifically written reports related to children's development; Plan and conduct research involving children and families.