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2021-2022 Cal State East Bay Catalog 
2021-2022 Cal State East Bay Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SOC 403 - Sociology of the Family

Units: 4
Sociological analysis of relationships between the family and other institutions. Examines different theories of family change and diversification and surveys leading research on key developments in families and policies that influence families and family patterns.

Equivalent Quarter Course: SOC 3410.
Possible Instructional Methods: Entirely On-ground, or Entirely Online, or Hybrid.
Grading: A-F grading only.
Course Typically Offered: Fall & Spring

Student Learning Outcomes - Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:
  1. Students will be able to read and analyze sociological data and analyses, thus, be able to critically examine “knowledge” claims through an understanding of sociological concepts and sociological research methods (data collection, sampling, data analysis). [Critical Thinking].
  2. In writing, students will be able to effectively communicate and engage in educated, open-minded discussions about diverse research findings and sociocultural perspectives, norms, and practices. [Communication].
  3. Students will be able to embrace social diversity, understand competing viewpoints, and critically analyze cultural representations of oppressed populations, while working toward equity and empowerment. [Diversity].
  4. Students will be able to work collaboratively in diverse groups, and when appropriate to their educational path, successfully complete service in community social service practicum. [Collaboration with Diverse Groups] .

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