Sep 26, 2018  
Catalog 2018-19 
    
Catalog 2018-19

SOC 271 - Marriage and the Family (3 credit hours)


Offered in Fall, Winter Terms (3-0-0)
This course is a sociological analysis of marriage and the family as social institutions. Family and marriage as institutions have been shaped by many aspects of society, as a social system within its own dynamics, and as a primary group affecting the lives of its members. Emphasis is on issues such as choosing a marriage partner, sexual adjustment, occupational involvement, conflict resolution, parenthood, divorce and readjustment. An introductory course in Sociology is recommended prior to taking SOC 271 .
GENERAL EDUCATION DISTRIBUTION AREA: Social Science
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