Early Childhood & Parenting

Grade: 9-12

Credit(s): 1/2

Course Description:

Prerequisites: Family Living and Health is encouraged but not required.

This course studies the child from conception to age five. Emphasis is placed on planning for children, parenting skills, pregnancy-birth, the effects of substance abuse on the unborn fetus, and effective discipline without verbal and physical abuse. The class covers child health and safety; and physical, social, emotional, and mental development. Students will experience the responsibility of being a parent through an electronic baby simulator.

Prerequisites Classes

No prerequisites class required unless stated in the course description.