14. Analyze family adjustments resulting from family stress and strategies for minimizing strain on personal and family development resulting from under and unemployment. 15. Explore historical/theoretical perspectives on prejudice and discrimination against minorities and women and societal for remediating and preventing their occurrence. 16. Examine the causes and consequences of varied normative and non-normative stressors and their impact on developing and maintaining healthy personal and family relationships. 17. Analyze intra- and cross-cultural variations in personal and family relationships. Required Course Materials: 1. Olson, D., DeFrain, J. & Skogrand (2018, 9thEdition). Marriages and families: Intimacy, diversity and strengths. New York, NY: McGraw Hill Publishing. Can be purchased as a hardcopy or as a RedLink e-book through the bookstore. 2. Olson, D. Awareness of Attitudes and Relationship Expectations Inventory (AWARE). Can be purchased as a bundle with the hardcopy text, or can be purchased separately at the bookstore (class code 19413-1234) Additional Required Course Resources:You will need access to a computer and you must have a CSULB account to access BeachBoard-use the same student ID and password that you use to access email. Students will need to check BEACHBOARD regularly to view course materials (e.g. lectures, powerpoints, videos, assignment descriptions, and class information updates, etc.) and to complete required course assignments. ***If you should ever require technical assistance please contact the CSULB Technology Help Desk at 562-985-4959.
Page 3of 16Brown CDFS 312-04 University Statements: Commitment to Inclusion-California State University, Long Beach is committed to maintaining an inclusive learning community that values diversity and fosters mutual respect. All students have the right to participate fully in university programs and activities free from discrimination, harassment, sexual violence, and retaliation. Students who believe that they have been subjected to discrimination, harassment, sexual violence, and retaliation on the basis of a protected status such as age, disability, gender, gender identity/expressions, sexual orientation, race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, veteran/veteran status or any other status protected by law, should contact the Office of Equity and Diversity at (562) 985-8256, University Student Union (USU) Suite 301, Statement of Accessibility-y/ Accommodations: It is the student’s responsibility to notify the instructor in advance of the need for accommodation of a university verified disability (PS 11-07, Course Syllabi and Standard Course Outlines). Students needing special consideration for class format and schedule due to religious observance or military obligations must notify the instructor in advance of those needs.