SOC 251 Marriage and the Family

This course attempts to give the student a realistic view of marriage. It explores marital expectations, mate selection, patterns of intimate communication, and problems of adjustment, showing how different societies influence these behaviors. Attention is given to the changing patterns of sex roles and family in American society today. Prerequisite: a passing score of 68 or higher on the College's Reading placement test and a passing score of 3 or higher on the College's English placement test; or concurrent registration in ENG 090 and/or RDG 090 and a grade of C or better in RDG 080. Three lecture hours per week. 3 credits Fall, Spring, Summer

3 credits
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