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2018-2019 Catalog 
2018-2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SOC 104 Sociology of the Family

Prerequisite: Eligibility for ENG 101  
3 credits

An in-depth exploration of traditional and nontraditional intimate relationships, including such issues as emerging sexuality, the dynamics of dating, mate selection, love and the nature of commitment, contributing factors toward marital success and failure, parenting, the family in crisis and creative alternative lifestyles. Primary relationships in America are studied and compared with those of other cultures today and throughout history. Particular emphasis is given to interpersonal communication, enabling students to draw upon personal experiences and apply their newfound learning to their own relationships, present and future. Not offered every year