Sociology of Families

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Note: This course is not available for the current semester.

Course No: SOCI.2310; Last Offered: No Data;

Course Description

This course uses a sociological approach to understand family forms, practices, and controversies in contemporary society, with particular emphasis on families in the United States. We will look closely at how family experiences and opportunities have changed over time, and also how they vary by gender, age, class, race/ethnicity and sexual orientation. What functions do families perform in modern society? How are they changing? How do these changes affect our lives?

Prerequisites & Notes

  • Prerequisites:
  • Special Notes: BS
  • Credits: 3; Contact Hours: 3

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