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FCS 2000 Family Perspectives

Course Description: FCS 2000: (3-0-3)

Perspectives for understanding and analyzing family structure and function, interpersonal dynamics, individual family roles, the role of family in society, and the formative influence of heritage and culture.

Prerequisite: C or better in FCS 1000

Course Objectives:

Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:

  1. Analyze families and family systems from various situational, social, cultural, and professional perspectives.
  2. Identify theoretical perspectives and their applications related to understanding family dynamics and individual roles.
  3. Describe how family and community heritage and culture form family roles, traditions, rituals, values, and personal and family identity.
  4. Describe the impact of public policy on individuals and families at different stages in life cycle.
  5. Apply ethical professional practice standards.

FCS 2000 Portfolio Assignment (pdf)