Marriage and Family   [Archived Catalog]
2012-2013 Catalog [Aug. 2012-Aug. 2013]

SYG 2430 - Marriage and Family

The primary purpose of this introductory course is to study marriage, family, and intimate relationships, utilizing the sociological perspective. Particular emphasis will be given to the history and future of the American family, different forms of family, gender roles, mate selection, forming relationships, parenting, communication and conflict resolution, families, work and the economy, family violence and crises, divorce, and remarriage in contemporary society.
Prerequisites: Satisfactory score on reading and writing placement test (placement into ENC 1101).
Degrees Offered: A.A., A.S.

Credit Hours:3. 
Contact Hours: 3.