SOC276 - Families and Globalization (Diversity)

General

Prefix

SOC

Course Number

276

Course ID

00165077

Course Level

Undergraduate

Instruction Mode

Lecture

Department(s)

Description

Sociological perspective of diverse and emerging family patterns around the world in the 21st century, the interplay between globalization and families, and of challenges facing families and policy implications.

Cross Listed Courses

Prerequisites

No Requisites

Credits

Min

3

Max

3

Repeatable

No

Goals and Diversity

MN Goal Course

Yes

MN Goal Designation(s)

05, 08

Cultural Diversity

No

Learning Outcomes

Outcome

Identify and apply sociological theory and methods to study families in the U.S. and around the world.

Outcome

Explore and describe diverse family patterns both around the world and in the U.S.

Outcome

Explain various family cultures, relations and problems in given historical, social, ecological and global context.

Outcome

Reflect on how the study of families in this and other cultures and at different historical periods helps the students understand their own families.

Outcome

Critically examine alternative family theories applying in different family systems shaped by larger social forces.

Course Outline

Course Outline

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Dependencies

No dependencies