Department of Psychology Title The Ohio State University

Psychology 4554

Language Development

A survey of children's language acquisition, including phonemes, words, morphology, and syntax. Roles for universal grammar, linguistic input, social interaction, and statistical learning are considered.


Credit Hours: 3


Psych 2220(H) and 2300, and 3550(H), or permission of instructor

Meets the following Psychology Major Goals:


Knowledge Base in Psychology

  • Develop working knowledge of psychology's content domains


Scientific Inquiry & Critical Thinking

  • Use scientific reasoning to interpret psychological phenomena
  • Demonstrate psychology information literacy
  • Engage in innovative & integrative thinking & problem solving
  • Interpret, design, & conduct basic psychological research



  • Demonstrate effective writing for different purposes
  • Exhibit effective presentation skills for different purposes

Psychology Major:


Psychology Minors:

Advanced elective for General Psychology; Elective for Developmental Psychology

General Education:

Syllabus: View Sample Syllabus

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