CHST 2100W Perspectives on Childhood
3 hours; 3 credits
Childhood viewed from the perspectives of health science, history, literature, psychology, sociology, and the arts. The history of childhood; autobiography as inquiry into the child's selfhood; the child's imagination; child development and health; adolescence as life-stage and perceptions of adolescence; the child in relation to the family, school, and community; children's experiences of personal, social, and political problems; social, economic, and educational policies affecting children; children's rights and international policy. May be team-taught. (Not open to students who have completed Children's Studies  or 2100.)
Prerequisite: English 1012 or permission of program director. This is a writing-intensive course.