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Course Code: CHFD348 Course ID: 3598 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

This course guides students through an examination of the major theories and research findings related to healthy and effective marriages and families. Family dynamics associated with marital breakdowns and an introduction to family therapy are included.

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Start Month Session Weeks
03/29/2022 - 09/02/2022 09/05/2022 - 10/30/2022 September Summer 2022 Session D 8 Week session
04/26/2022 - 09/30/2022 10/03/2022 - 11/27/2022 October Fall 2022 Session B 8 Week session
05/21/2022 - 11/04/2022 11/07/2022 - 01/01/2023 November Fall 2022 Session I 8 Week session
06/28/2022 - 12/02/2022 12/05/2022 - 01/29/2023 December Fall 2022 Session D 8 Week session
07/25/2022 - 12/30/2022 01/02/2023 - 02/26/2023 January Winter 2023 Session B 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

Students who successfully complete this course will:

  • Examine the role of strengths and diversity in in intimacy in relationships
  • Explore family systems theory and other theories that underlie the family structure
  • Examine the individual dynamics that comprise intimate relationships
  • Identify the common experiences that families share as they go through the stages of the family life cycle
  • Describe the stressors that can impact families and family relationships.
  • Examine the special challenges faced by families that are created as a result of death, single parent households, divorce, remarriage or step-families.

Grading – Your course grade will be based on timely completion of the following assignments. Participation in the course is expected and, therefore, points are not assigned for it; however, points will be deducted for late assignment submissions and/or failure to respond to instructor feedback.

NameGrade %
Discussions 40.00 %
W1: Introductions 5.00 %
W2: Family Communication 5.00 %
W3: Conflict Resolution 5.00 %
W4: Gender Roles 5.00 %
W5: Cohabitation 5.00 %
W6: Recipe for a Successful Marriage 5.00 %
W7: Middle and Older Age Couples 5.00 %
W8: Divorce and Remarriage 5.00 %
Writing Assignments 60.00 %
Assignment 1 - Due Week 2 15.00 %
Assignment 2 - Due Week 4 15.00 %
Assignment 3 - Due Week 6 15.00 %
Assignment 4 - Due Week 8 15.00 %

Students who successfully complete this course will:

  • Examine the role of strengths and diversity in in intimacy in relationships
  • Explore family systems theory and other theories that underlie the family structure
  • Examine the individual dynamics that comprise intimate relationships
  • Identify the common experiences that families share as they go through the stages of the family life cycle
  • Describe the stressors that can impact families and family relationships.
  • Examine the special challenges faced by families that are created as a result of death, single parent households, divorce, remarriage or step-families.
Book Title:Marriages and Families: Intimacy, Diversity, and Strengths, 9th ed. - the VitalSource e-book is provided inside the classroom
ISBN:9781260130614
Publication Info:VS-McGraw-Hill
Author:Olsen, David H. / DeFrain, John / Skogrand, Linda
Unit Cost:$117.04
Electronic ISBN:9781260130683R1825
Electronic Unit Cost:$35.00
 

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.