Catalogue 2012 - 2013

SO 308 Sociology of the Family

Credits

3 cr.

Prerequisite

SO 101 and any 200 level sociology course or junior standing.

Course Description

This is a review of the historical development of the family as the most fundamental institution in society and the source of primary socialization. Topics include traditional and contemporary functions, problems of single-parent families, two-career families, alternative family structures, and current family policies.