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 on the College's English placement test or C or better or concurrent enrollment in ENG 090, ENG 091 or ENG 092.  A passing score on the College's Reading placement test or C or better or concurrent enrollment in ENG 091 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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