--Socl 2505 Syllabus

--Socl 2505 Syllabus - Sociology 2505 (1): Marriage and...

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Sociology 2505 (1): Marriage and Family Fall 2010 M/W 3:10-4:30 PM, Lockett 16 Instructor: Jessica M. Doucet Office: 121 Stubbs Hall Phone: (225) 578-1648 Email: jdouce5@tigers.lsu.edu Office Hours: Mon. and Wed. 9:00-11:00 or by appointment COURSE DESCRIPTION This course provides information on the current issues and trends regarding the social institutions of marriage and families. Over the semester we will cover the history of the family, as well as the types of families that exist and sociological issues that affect the family. The overall objective of this course is for you to develop a sociological understanding of these social institutions in today’s society. The concepts you encounter are meant to challenge and broaden your thinking of marriage and families. RECOMMENDED TEXT Cherlin, Andrew J. 2010. Public and Private Families: An Introduction . 6 th Edition. New York, NY: McGraw Hill. COURSE WEBSITE This course will make use of Moodle, which is accessed via PAWS under “Student Services.” Lecture material and grades will be posted on this site. Please check it regularly. COURSE REQUIREMENTS Formal attendance will not be taken in class, but is highly encouraged. Lecture material will be posted on Moodle, however, the material that is covered in class is not limited to that which is posted online or found in the textbook. This additional material will likely appear on the exam . If you miss a class, be sure to contact a peer for lecture notes since I do not give my personal notes to students. However, you are welcome to come to my office if any information provided in the lecture is unclear. EXAMS
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