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MFT 620. Family Systems

Credits: 3
Department: Counseling & Community Psychology
Description: Development and dynamics of intimate relationships, the stages of marriage and family life, family challenges and opportunities and better understanding of cybernetics and human systems.
Semester Offered: Fall
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Understand family systems theory vis-a-vis family relationships over the family life cycle. (PO 1)
2. Understand cybernetics and human systems to work with families and other interactional systems of varying professions and subcultures. (PO 1, PO 3)
3. Increased ability to think critically about the scientific issues underlying contemporary theories and research about families. (PO 5)
4. Increased ability to think critically about values issues underlying contemporary theories and research about families. (PO 5)
5. Research literature regarding the benefits of marriage to children, families, and society. (PO 5)
6. Explore his/her own experience and values about family life as it relates to future professional roles. (SLO 2)
7. Develop professional writing habits in accordance with APA style. (PO 3)






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