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PSYC 102 Dynamics of Parent/Child Relationships

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.
3 Undergraduate credits

Effective August 1, 1998 to present

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.

Spring 2023

Section Title Instructor
21 Dynamics of Parent/Child Relationships Spielmans, Kara L Books Course details

Fall 2023

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