Sociology of the Family

Subject ID Classroom Hours Lab Hours Clinic Coop Or Shop Hours Credit Hours
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SOC
213
3
0
3
Prerequisite:

None

Corequisite:

None

This course covers the institution of the family and other intimate relationships. Emphasis is placed on mate selection, gender roles, sexuality, communication, power and conflict, parenthood, diverse life-styles, divorce and remarriage, and economic issues. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze the family as a social institution and the social forces which influence its development and change. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement general education core requirement in social/behavioral science.