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SOC 230 - Marriage & the Family


Students are introduced to the major sociological theories, research methods, and concepts used by sociologists to study the social institution of the family.  Topics covered include sociological theory, social research methods, social stratification, human/social diversity, marriage/divorce, parenting, work & family life, human sexuality, domestic violence, social policy, and social action.  This course satisfies the general education social science requirement.

Credits: 3
Hours
3 Class Hours
Course Profile
Learning Outcomes of the Course:

Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

  1. Identify the major theories used by sociologists.
  2. Identify the major research methods used by sociologists.
  3. Analyze social life using at least one major sociological theory.
  4. Discuss issues related to social stratification and human/social diversity.




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