OT 322: Growth and Development I

Course Description This is the first of two courses designed to provide occupational therapy students with knowledge of developmental theories and factors influencing the normal developmental processes. The students will examine developmental norms and sequences with an emphasis on sensory-motor, cognitive, and psychological domains. Through community assignments, the students will begin to develop clinical observation skills through interaction with typical children. This course covers the life span from prenatal development through adolescence. The second course in the sequence (OT 323) focuses on human development from young adulthood through late adulthood.
Credits 2