FCST 200

FCST 200: Introduction to Family Studies
3.0 SH

Students examine families from historical, socio-cultural and theoretical perspectives, with a focus on the changes in American families over time and the implications of those changes for contemporary and future families. Students also examine issues that impact family development, structure and function. Those issues include but are not limited to race, ethnicity, class, ablelism, age, gender and sexual orientation. This fulfills part 1 of the three-part graduation writing requirement for the majors in FCCL, FCPS, FCEL, FCFS, FCGR, FCEM and FCSS. 3 hours lecture.