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HDFS 310 - Infant and Child Development in Context

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Physical, cognitive, and socioemotional development from birth through middle childhood in context of family, relationships, and culture.


HDFS 101 (Individual and Family Development) or PSY 100 (General Psychology); completion of 30 credits

Important Information

All prerequisites must be completed or consent from the instructor given prior to enrollment.

If you register for this course after the start of the term, please contact the instructor at the time of registration. By contacting the instructor, you ensure you are added to the CANVAS section as soon as possible and have access to the course and details about the class requirements.

Textbooks and Materials

Section 801


  • Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 7th Ed. (2019)
    American Psychological Association
    ISBN: 978-1433805615
  • The Whole-Brain Child: 12 Revolutionary Strategies to Nurture (2011)
    Siegel, Daniel J. and Bryson, Tina P.
  • The Developing Person Through Childhood (New York: Macmillan Publishing), 11th Ed. (2021)
    Berger, K.S.
    With an inclusive text through Canvas. The inclusive text is a Macmillan online supplement required for this class and a significant portion of your grade will include completing online activities.

Textbooks and materials can be purchased at the CSU Bookstore unless otherwise indicated.


Jennifer Reinke
Jennifer Reinke

Dr. Jennifer Reinke is an Associate Professor in the Human Development and Family Studies Department at CSU. She is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, a Certified Family Life Educator, and co-editor of Family Life Education: The Practice of Family Science. Dr. Reinke’s scholarly interests are centered around the scholarship of teaching and learning in family science.