PSYC 102

Dynamics of Parent/Child Relationships

3 Undergraduate credits
Effective August 1, 1998 – Present

Graduation requirements this course fulfills

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.

Learning outcomes


  • Can apply these theories to child growth situations.
  • Can assess the ideas of parenting in today's environment.
  • Demonstrates an understanding of the historical perspective as it relates to child rearing.
  • Knows theories and techniques of child-rearing principles.

Fall 2019

Section Title Instructor
01 Dynamics of Parent/Child Relationships Seiford, Li Books Course details

Spring 2020

Section Title Instructor
50 Dynamics of Parent/Child Relationships Spielmans, Ka Books Course details