EDS 115 - Cognitive Development and Education & PSYC 168 - Psychological Disorders of Childhood

Approval Status


Date Reviewed

November 2019

EDS 115. This course examines the development of cognition, thinking, and language from infancy to adolescence with implications for education. Topics include learning theories, executive function, memory and language, as well as impacts of technology, poverty, diversity, and bilingualism. Course content focuses on addressing achievement gaps.


PSYC 168. This course provides an overview of psychological disorders in children. Topics may include anxiety disorders, depressive and bipolar disorders, communication and learning disorders, conduct problems, autism, and other conditions. Emphasis is placed on symptomatology, assessment, etiological factors, epidemiology, and treatment. 


These courses combined satisfy the Educational Psychology prerequisite.