Metropolitan State University

PSYC 102 : Dynamics of Parent/Child Relationships

A. Course Description
Credits: 3
Lab Hours/ Weeks: Corequisites: None
Lecture Hours/ Week :  
MnTC Goals: None
 
This course is designed to increase knowledge of child growth and development and child-rearing principles and techniques. The focus is on parents' roles as facilitators for their children in areas such as achieving a purposeful life, becoming self-reliant and developing communication skills. It includes understanding and meeting the needs of single parents and their children.
B. Course Effective Dates: 08/01/1998 - 09/05/1999 09/06/1999 - Present
C. Outline of Major Content Areas:
See Course Description for major content areas.
D. Learning Outcomes (General)
  1. Can apply these theories to child growth situations.
  2. Can assess the ideas of parenting in today┬┐s environment.
  3. Demonstrates an understanding of the historical perspective as it relates to child rearing.
  4. Knows theories and techniques of child-rearing principles.
E. Learning Outcomes (MN Transfer Curriculum)
This contains no goal areas.
G. Special Information
None