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SOC 212 - Sociology of Families (WINTER)
Spring 2022, Section 05

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002059 SOC 212 05 Sociology of Families (WINTER)
12/11 - 01/05
3.0 Full Civettini, Nicole
Completely Online-Asynchronous Location: WSU - Winona

Meeting Details
12/11/2021 - 1/5/2022 n/a n/a n/a Civettini, Nicole

  • On-line Course
  • Letter Grade Only

Location Details
Offered through: Winona State University.
Campus: WSU - Winona. Location: WSU - Winona.

Seat Availability
Status: Full Size: 50 Enrolled: 50 Seats Remaining: 0

The last day to add this course is 3 business day(s) after December 11, 2021. The last day to drop this course is 2 business day(s) after December 11, 2021.
The last day to withdraw from this course is December 31, 2021.

Tuition and Fees (Approximate)

Tuition and Fees (approximate):

Tuition -resident: $803.70
Tuition -nonresident: $1,459.14
Approximate Course Fees: $139.77

Course Level

General/Liberal Education Category
GEP Goal 5 - History/Social/Behavior Sci

Minnesota Transfer Curriculum Goal
Goal 05 - Hist/Soc/Behav Sci
  • Employ the methods and data that historians and social and behavioral scientists use to investigate the human condition.
  • Examine social institutions and processes across a range of historical periods and cultures.
  • Use and critique alternative explanatory systems or theories.
  • Develop and communicate alternative explanations or solutions for contemporary social issues.

This course offers an introduction to the sociology of families. Goals of the course include: reflecting on individual experiences and observations through a sociological lens; dispelling myths about the historical and modern American family; thinking critically about research findings on families; and tracing the past and project future trajectory of American families in the context of social and economic realities. Topics covered may include families in historical context, family theory, methods of research on families, dating and courtship, sexuality and fertility, marriage, divorce, cohabitation, family diversity, parenthood, and elder care. The focus of this course will be on U.S. families. Meets GOAL 5. Recommended prerequisite: SOC 150 - Introduction to Sociology. Grade only. Offered each semester.

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