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SOC 2162 : Sociology of the Family
Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
Organizational Sciences and Communication (OSCM)
Sociology of the Family
Sociology of the Family
Spring 2016
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SOC 2162 - Sociology of the Family
SOC 1001 or SOC 1002 or COMM 1025

Katrina Pareira
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SOC 2162 - Sociology of the Family
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Examination of the stages of family life: birth, childhood, premarital relationships, marriage and sex roles in marriage, retirement, and old age. Special emphasis on development and maintenance of interpersonal relations.
(1) Think and write critically about complex issues involved in family patterns, organization and formation (2) Assess methodological implications of data (the portrayal of families) (3) Apply sociological theory to analyze everyday family issues and problems (4) Understand the relationship between norm construction and family dynamics (5) Demonstrate ideas in well-developed, cogent written work and conversation (6) Develop creativity and confidence as scholars
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GWSB-Moral Reasoning Elective
CCAS-Amer.Studies Focus Area 4
CCAS - GCR:Social & Behavioral
SEAS - Soc. Science Electives
Soc department will be editing pre-reqs of Soc 2162 to match. Pre-reqs for both classes should be Soc 1001 or Soc 1002 or Comm 1025
cbeil (Tue, 23 Jun 2015 14:48:07 GMT): Rollback: Prereqs need to be the same for both courses.
dullman (Wed, 24 Jun 2015 20:44:52 GMT): Rollback: If this is to be cross-listed with SOC 2162, then it needs to have the same prereqs: SOC 1001 or SOC 1002.
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