SOCY 2400 The Family
3 hours; 3 credits
Examination of the structure and function of the family and its relationship with such other institutions of the society as religion, the economy, and the political system; family as a unit of interaction. Family types will be compared: the traditional family, the dual-career family, and the single-parent household; alternatives to the family will also be discussed. (Not open to students who have completed Sociology 21.)
Prerequisite: SOCY *1101  or SOCY 1200 or SOCY 1201 or CHST 2100 with a C grade or higher or permission of the chairperson.
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