HUMAN DEVELOPMENT AND FAMILY STUDIES A

  • Course Type
    Electives
  • Grade Level
    9-12
  • Category
    Electives
  • Course Length
    One Semester

Students in the Human Development and Family Studies course explore the basic information about human development, parenting roles and strategies, and functioning effectively within the family in today’s changing and complex society. This course helps students to develop competencies related genetics, family types, and effective communication. They investigate the ways in which humans develop over their lifespan, human relationships, childcare, and child abuse. Students also learn the importance of creating a nurturing and caring home environment.