PSY 304 - Introduction to Child Psychology

Texas Common Number: PSYC 2308
Course Number Course Title Day & Time Course Fee Register
PSY 304 Introduction to Child Psychology Online $850.00
Course Type:
Self-Paced Online

This course offers students greater knowledge of human development through the study of the growth, maturation, and behavior of children. Topics include prenatal development, infancy, language development, intelligence, emotional and moral development, self and gender development, and much more.

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This course is independent study and is self-paced. Students have five months upon registration in which to complete all coursework. Exams must be taken in person at an approved testing center (learn more). Proctoring fees vary by site and are not included in the course fee.

Graded Assessments and Learning Modules

  • 4 learning modules
  • 20 assignments
  • 2 exams (taken at approved testing site)


Textbook(s) and Materials

  • Berk, Laura. Child Development, 8th ed. Allyn and Bacon, 2009.
    ISBN-10 0205615597
    ISBN-13 9780205615599


Official UT Austin Description:
General introduction to physical, social, and cognitive development from conception onward.

Psychology 301 with a grade of at least C.

Students should contact the University Extension advisor with any questions about prerequisites or placement in our courses. All students should contact their academic advisor with any questions about how this course fulfills their degree requirements.