CFS 366 Cross-Cultrl Persp-Fam (WGS)

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

Offered: Typically every Fall Term

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


1 Course Credit

Cross Listed Courses

WGS 366