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Sociology

SOC 209


Marriage and Family (3-0) 3 Cr. Hrs.


Course Description

This course offers a study of the impact that social changes have had on gender roles, relationships, marriage and family life. Topics covered in the course include diversity in family patterns, gender roles, intimate behavior, mate selection, problems of marital adjustment, family stability and crisis, divorce and parenting.

Prerequisites

(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)

  • None.

Course Competencies

Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • Investigate the influence of personal biases in the study of marriage and family.
  • Determine which sociological concepts or theories best explain family issues.
  • Illustrate family adaptations within historical contexts.
  • Identify diverse family structures.
  • Analyze variation in the mate selection process.
  • Determine the impact of social class on families.
  • Relate research data to family issues.
  • Investigate the various functions of a family as a social institution.
  • Investigate the influence of race or ethnicity on families.

Course Schedule

        No of Weeks   Begins   
 CourseSectionCourse TitleModeCredit HoursInstructorsFeeSeats Available ⁄Capacity ⁄WaitlistStatusDays-Time-Room

Fall; 2016; SOCIOLOGY; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 08/29/2016

 209141014Marriage & Family 3Schaumann K$12.0024/28/0Open
M W 01:00PM-02:20PMLA475
 209142716Marriage & Family Online3Kairis T$12.0023/31/0Open

Spring; 2016; SOCIOLOGY; No of Weeks : 7; Begins : 05/09/2016

 209122334Marriage & Family Online3Kairis T$30.004/31/0Open

Summer; 2016; SOCIOLOGY; No of Weeks : 7; Begins : 07/05/2016

 209132930Marriage & Family Online3Hale L$30.0022/31/0Open

Note: This schedule updates once every 24 hours. Please reference WebAdvisor for current status.


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