Families in Today’s World

3 Credits

University Transfer Course 13-3-0

This course provides students with an introduction to the field of family studies. Everyday family interactions are considered through a variety of family systems theories. Specific attention will be given to the exploration of Indigenous kinship systems. Students will explore contemporary family issues (addictions, changing family structures, and family care-giving and family violence.) Attention will be given to how social. political and economic forces impact the quality of family life.