May 2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
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May 2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

OT 100 - Life Span Development

This course presents the sequence and stages of normal growth and development throughout the life cycle from infancy through adulthood by using lecture, small group discussions, projects, and classroom activities. The course is designed to provide a frame of reference for normal development which is necessary to assess a client’s developmental level and determine appropriate life tasks for treatment programs. The student will gain experience in observing and interviewing individuals in various developmental stages and exploring age-appropriate life tasks. Elements of the person, including physical, perceptual, cognitive, social and emotional components will be explored with particular focus on normal motor development and the role of the environment on occupational performance. Multi-cultural considerations and ethical concerns will be embedded throughout the course. Semester Credit Hours: 3.00 Contact Hours: 45/0/0/45 Prerequisite/Corequisite: None.