The course is designed to help students gain a better understanding of the development, care, and guidance of infants to young children. Instruction includes physical, emotional, intellectual, and social development of children. Students are expected to complete a variety of individual and collaborative class assignments/projects.
Students must concurrently enroll in this course with Illinois Central College (ICC) for credit in PSYCH 202. Students must have an ACT reading score of 18 or higher to qualify. Students may also qualify by taking the ICC Accuplacer Reading test by May 1st. Students must be officially enrolled and pay the $150.00 ICC dual credit tuition fee to PND through FACTS. Students must complete an online application with ICC. Students must provide their counselor with Accuplacer reading test results or ACT reading score test results. Students must transfer dual credit from ICC by sending an ICC transcript to their college of choice when students are enrolling in another university or college. Dual credit is not indicated on a Peoria Notre Dame Transcript.