Tufts Public Safety

Courses Open to Community & Alumni Auditors

All courses on this list are open to Alumni. Community members are eligible to take the courses listed below that are offered on the campus nearest to them. For information about eligibility, please visit our Community Audit page.

The following is a guide to Tufts University Summer Session undergraduate and graduate course numbers:

  • 0001 - 0099: strictly undergraduate
  • 0100 - 0199: undergraduate or graduate
  • 0200 & Up: strictly graduate


  • Some course descriptions contain Tufts University information pertaining to fall and spring offerings of the same course. Where possible, summer specific information has been provided.
  • Pre-requisite and prior study/learning recommendations are indicated in course descriptions. Students who do not attend Tufts in the fall or spring terms should pay attention to these indications when making course selections. If you have questions, contact the instructor or sponsoring department.

This schedule is subject to change.

Return to Full Course List


Title:   Social/Emotional Development in School      

Course Number:      CSHD 0169A
Campus: Medford/Somer.   
Room: TBA

Course Description:

This course will cover the development of children's emotions, and the development of children's social relationships with peers and adults (teachers, etc.), within school settings. The course will focus on children ages birth through age 12.
Emotional development topics will include: how emotions develop; purpose of emotions; emotion expression; emotion regulation; how to help children who have poor emotion regulation; etc.
Social development topics will include: how children develop a sense of "self" and "other"; play; friendships; peer relationships; development of gender identity and gender differences; aggression and fighting; bullying; altruism and helping behavior; how to encourage altruism and cooperation in school settings; programs for social-emotional growth; etc.


Instructor: Martha Pott           Instructor Website

Offered in: First session
Class Dates: Wednesday, May 24, 2017 to Friday, Jun 30, 2017
Day(s): TTh           Times: 4:00-7:30 PM                     
Status: Open


Summer at Tufts offers something for everyone. Need more inspiration? Check out our full course list!