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SOCO 125 Sociology of the Family

3 hours lecture, 3 units
Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass Option

Description: This course is a study of the structures and functions of the family as a social, cultural and historical institution in the United States and throughout the world. Emphasis is placed on an analysis of the family's relationship to economic structures, political institutions and belief systems. Topics include definitions of family, gender roles and family stability. This course is intended for students majoring in sociology, psychology, social work and counseling as well as any student interested in the study of the family as an institution.

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