Subject: PSY

Course Number : 1313

Course Title:  Parenting and Family

Course Description:

Examination of the theories and practices of parenting, as well as the changing social dynamics of parenting and parental roles. Topics may include attachment parenting, discipline, cross-cultural expectations, LGBT families, and ethnic differences within the US, major legal landmarks effecting parenting, and different roles and behaviors among mothers, fathers, step-parents, and non-parental caregivers, among others.

Credit Hours: 3 cr

GE: None       Non-Western  /Global 

Prerequisite:  Completion of PSY 0101 and all competencies is required before taking upper-level PSY courses

Course Level: upper level