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2016-2017 Course Catalog 
    
2016-2017 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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50-2514 Marriage and Family


This Course will specifically examine the major challenges, and changing trends facing families and marriages. Families and marriages will be studied as dynamic systems, as social organizations, and as social institutions. The course will explore the changing nature of family patterns and marriages in the U.S., as well as some comparisons to non-Western cultures. Areas of study include the family in historical perspective, family life course, socialization within families, gender roles, parent-child relations, sexual orientation, non- traditional families, alternative unions, marital interaction and power, and reconstituted families.

3 Credits
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