Parenting and Child Development

Grades 9, 10, 11, 12
.5 Credit
Level 2 or 3
Prerequisites: None

This course focuses on human growth and development from conception to age three with an emphasis on roles and responsibilities of parents. Observations and classroom experiences with infants and young children are included. Topics include teen pregnancy, effective discipline, safety, and child abuse. Students may take this course for Level 2 credit, which requires additional course work including supplementary reading, book reports, and projects. Permission from the teacher is required for students taking this course for Level 2 credit.