SOC 213** Sociology of the Family
This course covers the institution of the family and other intimate relationships. Emphasis is placed on mate selection, gender roles, sexuality, communication, power and conflict, parenthood, diverse lifestyles, divorce and remarriage, and economic issues. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze the family as a social institution and the social forces which influence its development and change. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA and ICAA as a general education course in Social/Behavioral Sciences. This course is also available through the Virtual Learning Community (VLC).