College of DuPage

Sociology 2220
Sexual Relationships, Marriage, and Family
(IAI S7 901)


Course Description:
This is a three hour course with no pre-requisites. In this course we use a cross-societal focus to study sex roles, dating, mate selection and sexuality. We explore traditional and emerging marriage, family and child-rearing patterns from a global perspective. Marital dynamics, including expressiveness, marital power, conflict, family violence, divorce, and the later years of marriage are also featured.


Course Structure:
This course is divided into five units.  Students read a compelling sociology textbook that brings a global perspective on the family, as well as an additional special-topic book.  For each unit, students complete online exams, write film analysis essays, complete active learning assignments, and do statistical exercises that highlight family trends.

     

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