Aug 17, 2019  
Catalog 2019-2020 
    
Catalog 2019-2020

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


Offered in Fall, Winter Terms (3-0-0)
Analyzes marriage and the family as social institutions. Family and marriage as institutions have been shaped by many aspects of society, as social systems within their own dynamics, and as primary groups affecting the lives of their members. Emphasizes 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 this course.
GENERAL EDUCATION DISTRIBUTION AREA: Social Science
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