2013-2014 Catalog


WGS 366 Cross-Cultrl Persp-Fam(CFS)

Prerequisite: CFS 207 or SOC 100, junior standing, or permission of instructor

Offered: Typically every Fall Term (next offered term yet to be determined)

Study of cultural influences upon family functions, structures, and behaviors, focusing on the recognition and understanding of cultural similarities and differences. Covers topics such as cross-cultural interrelationships among economy, government, religion and family; kinship systems and patterns of marital residence; cultural variations in power distribution and sex roles; differences in childrearing patterns; universal shifts from 'traditional' families; and variations in roles of aging family members. African Americans', Appalachians', and Women's Perspective and World Culture (Western) component of the International Perspective.
1 Course Credit

Credits

1 Course Credit