Describe several theoretical perspectives associated with gender role socialization and development and the implications gender role typing for personal and family development; 7.Analyze various models associated with the development and dissolution of dating relationships;1
8.Recognize factors affecting the development and maintenance of stable and satisfying relationships throughout the life cycle;9.Analyze the psychological, social psychological, and sociological bases of sexual behavior in close relationships;10. Examine developmental transitions in parent-child interaction in selected factors affecting satisfying outcomes for these relationships;11. Explore variables affecting marital instability and their influence on family members' adjustment to the divorce process;12.Examine, psychological, social psychological, and sociological changes in individual and family transitions during the middle and later years of family and personal development;13.Explore alternative lifestyles as variations of the traditional family;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 womenand 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.General Policies and Participation: Each student is expected to attend class and participate in class. Students arealso responsible for keeping up with reading assignments and course work required outside of class. Each student is responsible for verifying credit for graded assignments on BEACHBOARD and should notify the instructor of any discrepancy within one week of grade posted. Allow the instructor 48 hours to respond to e-mail. The instructor does not respond to e-mail messages sent during the weekend or holidays observed by the university. If you e-mailthe instructor and do not hear back within one business day, the email was not received. Therefore, send another email. Withdrawals and Incompletes: University policy is followed for formal withdrawal from the course. The Department of Family and Consumer Sciences’ drop policy corresponds to the university drop policy.It states that students can drop a course in weeks 1-2 without signatures; faculty and department chair signatures are needed in weeks 3-12; students cannot drop the course without serious and compelling reasons beginning week 13.Refer to the CSULB catalog for additional information regarding course withdrawals and incomplete grade assignments.