A comprehensive examination of physical, cognitive, social, and emotional development from conception through the beginning of adolescence. Special consideration is given to contexts of development (e.g., family, school, peers). Theoretical approaches to child development and empirical and methodological issues in developmental research are considered. Students will refine skills in the evaluation and communication of psychological research. This course satisfies the “Development & Learning” Breadth Area. Prerequisite: PSYC 101 with a grade of C- or better or with permission of the instructor. Not open to students who have received credit for PSYC 331.