The School-Aged Child:This course is designed for the student whose interests involve working with children as a teacher or working in other child related careers. It provides a study of human development from the elementary school-age child through adolescence. This program offers a selection of topics including the stages of growth and development, knowledge of self, the social issues affecting today’s teenagers and their families, and developmentally appropriate instruction. Students extend their understanding through a service learning partnership at a local elementary school for one class period every other week. There are no prerequisites for this course.