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MEC 112 Mont. Dev. Theory, Early Childhood
Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisite: Must concurrently enroll in MEC 111 and MEC 113 and MEC 114 and MEC 115; Admission to the MECA early childhood teacher education

Examines Montessori theory and practice in relation to the field of child development and the major contemporary child development theorists. Social, emotional, psychological, cognitive, and physiological aspects of child development will be covered for the early childhood years with a focus on the span from two and a half until six years. Emphasis will be placed on normal development, but individual differences will also be addressed. Focus will be placed on current research. (1.2) Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Available