College of Human Services and Behavioral Sciences

Family and Parent Coaching Minor

This program combines family systems, parenting theories, and evidence-based coaching strategies to help students work more effectively with individuals and families, enhance leadership skills and improve relationships with family and friends. Students will learn to apply active listening skills, build trust, and ask questions that honor each family's uniqueness and strengths and empowers families and individuals to be the best version of themselves. This program prepares students for careers in helping professions, including education, early childhood, family life education, psychology, human services, sociology, and criminal justice.

Pick one of the following courses:
Introduction to Psychology (3)
Introduction to Sociology (3)
FAS 451Family Comm & Relationships3
PSY 230Lifespan Developmental Psychology4
FAS 442Family Decision-Making and Resource Management 3
FAS 400Family Systems, Structures and Relationships4
FAS 480Parent Coaching 1: From Theory to Practice3
FAS 481Parent Coaching 2: Building Skills, Attitudes, and Competency3
FAS 482Parent Coaching 3: Professional Applications3
FAS 483Parent Coaching 4: Supervised Field Parent Coaching3
Total Credits26

Students pursuing a Coaching Certificate, are required to register for a 2 credit internship.