Subject: SOC

Course Number : 1301

Course Title:  THE FAMILY

Course Description:

Examines the structures, functions, and conflicts of the contemporary family beginning with an historical review of the origins of the modern family and a cross-cultural examination of family forms. The course proceeds to an in-depth look at current family issues: courtship, marriage, socialization, and aging. Social class, race, and sex are examined as factors contributing to family structure.

Credit Hours: 3 cr

GE: Behavioral Sciences       Non-Western  /Global 

Prerequisite:  SOC 0101

Course Level: upper level