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CHFD340 - Family Development

Course Details

Course Code: CHFD340 Course ID: 3588 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

This course is a study of the dynamics of family interaction over the life cycle. Course content emphasizes the developmental, social, and cultural influences of the family in relation to a variety of personal and social experiences.





Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Session Weeks
11/26/18 - 05/03/19 05/06/19 - 06/30/19 Spring 2019 Session I 8 Week session
12/31/18 - 05/31/19 06/03/19 - 07/28/19 Spring 2019 Session D 8 Week session
01/28/19 - 06/28/19 07/01/19 - 08/25/19 Summer 2019 Session B 8 Week session
02/25/19 - 08/02/19 08/05/19 - 09/29/19 Summer 2019 Session I 8 Week session
03/25/19 - 08/30/19 09/02/19 - 10/27/19 Summer 2019 Session D 8 Week session
04/29/19 - 10/04/19 10/07/19 - 12/01/19 Fall 2019 Session B 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

Upon completion of this course students will be able to:

CO1: Compare and contrast the various familial structures and relationships.

CO2: Explain and integrate current theoretical explanations of family dynamics.

CO3: Examine the meaning of and contributors to the development and maintenance of familial relationships.

CO4: Compare and contrast theoretical and cross-cultural approaches to family dynamics and explain how the similarities and differences could be used as a family life professional.

CO5: Identify the key professional family life organizations and explain their impact on family life in America.

CO6: Articulate in writing critical analyses of scholarly literature relevant to the course focus

FORUMS: see the grading rubric in the Forum section of the classroom.

CHFD 300 level courses

# Words Minimum

Due

Initial forum post

300

Wednesday at midnight

Responses to TWO classmates

150 for each response

Sunday at midnigh

Final course grades will be assigned based on the following term composite scores:

NameGrade %
Forums 30.00 %
Week 1 3.75 %
Week 2 3.75 %
Week 3 3.75 %
Week 4 3.75 %
Week 5 3.75 %
Week 6 3.75 %
Week 7 3.75 %
Week 8 3.75 %
Written Assignments 70.00 %
Family Patterns 23.33 %
Marriage in the 21st century 23.33 %
Community Educator 23.33 %
Book Title: Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Links provided inside the classroom in the Lessons section.
Author:
Publication Info:
ISBN: N/A

Book Title:Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Links provided inside the classroom in the Lessons section.
Author: No Author Specified

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.