Sociology of the Family - SOC 215 at Northern Virginia Community College

Effective: 2021-08-01

Course Description

Introduces tools to study family life through the sociological lens. Explores a variety of topics including various familial forms, divorce, and domestic violence.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits

The course outline below was developed as part of a statewide standardization process.

General Course Purpose

SOC 215 is a course for students whose college and career require knowledge of the diversity of family life. This course emphasizes how sociologists study family, including its methods of discovery. Students should develop an appreciation of the need for cogent social science to understand and more fully participate in civic life surrounding family issues.

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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