ECE 2500 Supporting Family Relationships and Parenting

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Spring 2017 (Section #3206)

This course is a study of the diversity of modern marriage and family within an historical and social context. Using principles and methods of the social sciences, the course offers an overview of family cycles, including aspects of courtship, marriage and partnership, adjustments, parenting and step parenting, divorce, aging and socioeconomic status. Emphasis will be placed upon the multicultural nature of the society in which we live and an understanding of personal and societal biases and prejudices in regard to the subject matter. (AA,CSU,UC).


Normal Family Processes, Walsh, 4th ed., Guiliford Publications, ISBN: 978-1-462-50255-4

If you have questions about this class, please email the instructor, Laurie Furry.

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