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Undergraduate Catalog 2013-2015 
    
Undergraduate Catalog 2013-2015 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SOC 3356 - Sociology of the Family

Credits: 3 hrs
This course employs a sociological perspective to examine the institution of family on micro and macro levels, including historical and international comparisons. Research findings are used to understand such aspects of the institution as diversity, gender roles, love, and changing patterns of relationships. Processes involved in the selection of a marriage partner, living as a couple, and parenting is explored, along with family crises, such as violence and divorce. Prerequisite(s): SOC 2301 or SOC 2302.