Enhance Your Bachelor’s Degree with a Minor in Parenting and Child/Adolescent Development Online
Liberty University’s Minor in Parenting and Child/Adolescent Development online is designed to introduce you to the foundational and developmental perspectives on child and family life. The physical, emotional, cognitive, social, and spiritual development of children and adolescents is ever changing. The principles you gain throughout our courses will provide you with the essential framework necessary for helping parents and caregivers create and sustain a healthy and balanced family life.
Why Choose a Minor in Parenting and Child/Adolescent Development?
Liberty University is proud to partner with a world-renowned psychologist, author, radio show host, and family expert Dr. James C. Dobson to offer our Minor in Parenting and Child/Adolescent Development through our James C. Dobson Center. The goal of the center is to equip men and women with the knowledge to positively impact the family and society for Christ.
Our Minor in Parenting and Child/Adolescent Development is offered entirely online, allowing you to remain active in your job, with your family, and in your community without the worry of having to take courses on campus. These courses will pair well with our Bachelor of Science in Psychology online degree program and the Bachelor of Science in Psychology – Christian Counseling online degree program.
What Will You Learn Through Our Online Minor in Parenting and Child/Adolescent Studies
Liberty’s Minor in Parenting and Child/Adolescent Development will discuss contemporary issues that threaten healthy families in today’s society. Our online courses in parenting and child and adolescent development will unpack the difficulties that many families endure and teach you how to become a voice for families in need. Our psychology professors are excited to train you on how to handle challenging parenting situations, such as child discipline strategies, trauma and abuse, and healthy sexuality from a biblical perspective. You will discuss these topics in a safe environment as you interact with your professor and others in the class with a common goal of helping families in need.
Minor in Parenting and Child/Adolescent Development Online Course Requirements (15 hours)
- DBPC 300 – Child & Family Development: Psychological & Theological Perspectives
- DBPC 305 – Effective Parenting: Childhood Behavior & Discipline Strategies
- DBPC 400 – Human Development Across the Lifespan
- DBPC 405 – Childhood Issues, Trauma & Abuse
- DBPC 410 – Healthy Sexuality: Biblical & Developmental Factors