Introduction to Human Growth and Development

This course focuses on human growth and development over the lifespan, as well as careers that help people deal with various physical, intellectual, and socio-emotional issues, such as physicians, nurses, nutritionists, substance abuse counselors, clergy, teachers, career counselors, psychologists, and psychiatrists. This course is important because it gives the student a background in human growth and development from before birth, through childhood, into adulthood, and through death and grief. It gives the student perspective and highlights where people in the caring professions are most needed. Students who take this course will come away with a broad understanding of all the careers that help people from birth to death. They will understand how people in the helping professions interact with each other and how continued growth in this sector can give them flexibility, good pay, and high job satisfaction.

Major concepts:

  • Starting Strong: Introduction to a Lifelong Journey
  • Physical Growth and Development of our Bodies
  • Childhood: Early, Middle, and Late
  • Cognitive Development in Early Childhood
  • Adolescence
  • Adulthood: You Have Arrived
  • Finishing Strong: Ending the Lifelong Journey
S.No.Program NameFee ComponentAmount (USD)Description
1Full TimeCourse Fee$ 200To be paid by the student at the time of Registration.
2FlexCourse Fee$ 400To be paid by the student at the time of Registration. Student can select one more semester duration course free of cost.
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Grade Level

  Grade 9-12







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