Course Description

SOC.2210 - Marriage and the Family (3)
Reviews historical and cultural perspectives of American family systems. Assesses the current ideals, functions, stresses and trends of the family. Topics include courtship, factors associated with marital success, roles and role expectations, statuses, alternatives to traditional systems, communication, marital dissolution and cross-cultural patterns. Prerequisite: STSK 0095 or evidence of college level reading ability through assessment test or prior college coursework.

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