Description: This course focuses on behavioral patterns and growth processes of young children through observations and supervised participation in the campus Child Development Center. The course emphasizes the principles of observing, interpreting, and guiding children's behavior. Topics include children's developmental, safety, and nutritional needs. This course is intended for students majoring in child development and parents of children enrolled in the campus child development center. This course partially fulfills the specialization requirements for the State of California Master Teacher Permit.