Human Growth and Development

Human Growth and Development is an examination of human development across the lifespan with emphasis on research, theoretical perspectives, and common physical, cognitive, emotional, and social developmental milestones. The course covers material that is generally taught in a post-secondary, one-semester introductory course in developmental psychology or human development.
This is a year long course.


1st 9 Weeks:

  • Introduction to FCCLA
  • Communication Skills
  • Teamwork Skills
  • Work Ethnic Skills
  • Problem Solving Skills
  • Historical and Theoretical Perspectives of Human Growth and Development throughout the Lifespan


2nd 9 Weeks:

  • Understand the Importance of Prenatal Care in the Development of a Child
  • Nutritional needs Prior to and during Pregnancy
  • Role of Genetics
  • Environmental Factors in the Development of the Fetus
  • Caring for and Protecting Children
  • Growth and Development from Newborn through -2


3rd 9 Weeks:

  • Growth and Development of Children ages 3-5
  • Growth and Development of Children ages 6-10
  • Growth and Development of Adolescents ages 11 to 19
  • Growth and Development of Adults ages 20-39


4th 9 Weeks:

  • Growth and Development of Adults ages 40-65
  • Growth and Development of Adults 66 and Older
  • Job Related Skills and Opportunities in Education and Training
  • Update Professional Portfolio