Effective August 1, 1998 to present
Meets graduation requirements for
- Apply family policy concepts to a policy issue and write an effective letter to an elected official arguing for his/her support or opposition to a legislative initiative.
- Explain how government actions can improve or decrease the well being of families.
- Identify which policies affect families.
- Understand how socio-cultural changes affect families and family policy.
- Write four five-page papers discussing various issues related to family policy.
- Employ the methods and data that historians and social and behavioral scientists use to investigate the human condition.
- Examine social institutions and processes across a range of historical periods and cultures.
- Use and critique alternative explanatory systems or theories.
- Develop and communicate alternative explanations or solutions for contemporary social issues.