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Course Details

Course Code: CHFD445 Course ID: 3592 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

This course emphasizes the role of communications within the family relationship cycle. It examines how individual needs, perceptions, and self-concepts affect the quality of intra - and inter-familial communication, and integrates both theoretical and applied aspects of family research.

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

Upon completion of this course students will be able to:

CO1: Trace the history of the broad discipline of family studies

CO2: Examine historical and contemporary theories conceptualizing the family development

CO3: Describe and interpret the interaction and communication patterns of families.

CO4: Utilize the various theories of family communication in explaining family dynamics

CO5: Discuss factors impacting the evolution and dissolution of marriage

CO6: Articulate in writing analysis of scholarly literature related to the course focus

Discussion assignments – Students will engage in discussion dialogs designed to foster and support a community of learning within the classroom, an APUS requirement. A substantive “initial” post in response to instructor posted instructions on the boards is required as are a minimum of two replies to classmates’ posts. Detailed instructions can be found in the Discussion section of the classroom,

There are 4 written Assignments: Please see the assignment section of the classroom for additional guidelines and the grading rubric for each assignment.

Upon completion of this course students will be able to:

CO1: Trace the history of the broad discipline of family studies

CO2: Examine historical and contemporary theories conceptualizing the family development

CO3: Describe and interpret the interaction and communication patterns of families.

CO4: Utilize the various theories of family communication in explaining family dynamics

CO5: Discuss factors impacting the evolution and dissolution of marriage

CO6: Articulate in writing analysis of scholarly literature related to the course focus

Book Title:Family Communication, 2nd Ed.- e-book available in the APUS Online Library
ISBN:9780415876346
Publication Info:Taylor & Francis Lib
Author:Segrin, Chris / Flora, Jeanne
Unit Cost:$92.95
 
Book Title:To find the library e-book(s) req'd for your course, please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the eReserve by course #.
Author: No Author Specified
 

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.