Department Information

Dr. Herbert Haines
Sharon Steadman (Acting)
Moffett Center, Room 2120
Phone: 607-753-2726
Fax: 607-753-5973
8 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday through Friday
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Course Detail

SOC 470 - Sociology of the Family

Comparative perspective of the family as a social institution, focusing on analysis of historical and cross-cultural variations within American society, with some comparative analysis of other societies. Topics covered include demographic changes; changes in family functions; relationship of the family to other social institutions; contemporary family issues and problems. Category A. Prerequisite: SOC 100 or 150 or ANT 102. (3 cr. hr.)

Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.