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 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 to help parents and caregivers create and sustain healthy and balanced lives.
Why Choose a Minor in Parenting and Child/Adolescent Development?
Liberty University is proud to partner with world-renowned psychologist, author, radio show host, and family expert Dr. James C. Dobson. Liberty’s Minor in Parenting and Child/Adolescent Development is offered through our James C. Dobson Center. The goal of the center is to equip men and women with the knowledge and training to positively impact families 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 pair especially well with our Bachelor of Science in Psychology and the Bachelor of Science in Psychology – Christian Counseling.
What Will You Learn through Our Online Minor in Parenting and Child/Adolescent Studies
Liberty’s Minor in Parenting and Child/Adolescent Development highlights the contemporary issues that threaten healthy families in today’s society and provides instruction in becoming a voice for these 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 professors and classmates who have the same goal as you — to help families in need.
Minor in Parenting and Child/Adolescent Development Online Course Requirements (15 hours)
- DBPC 300 – Child and Family Development: Psychological and Theological Perspectives
- DBPC 305 – Effective Parenting: Childhood Behavior and Discipline Strategies
- DBPC 400 – Human Development Across the Lifespan
- DBPC 405 – Childhood Issues, Trauma, and Abuse
- DBPC 410 – Healthy Sexuality: Biblical and Developmental Factors