PSYC 313

Family Systems

4 Undergraduate credits
Effective August 1, 1998 – Present

Graduation requirements this course fulfills

In this course, students learn how family life affects individuals by examining the current theories and research on family systems. Learning strategies include role-playing demonstrations. Evaluation is based in part on individually-designed projects on the family of origin. Recommended: An introductory sociology or psychology course.

Special information

Recommended: An introductory sociology or psychology course.

Learning outcomes

General

  • Students will be required to analyze and interpret a systems-based approach to human wellness.
  • Students will be required to apply the knowledge of theories to specific situations.
  • Students will learn the historical perspective of how families impact the individual.
  • Students will learn theories of how family life affects individuals.

Minnesota Transfer Curriculum

Goal 5: History and the Social and Behavioral Sciences

  • 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.

Spring 2020

Section Title Instructor
50 Family Systems Smallen, David Books Course details

Fall 2020

Section Title Instructor
50 Family Systems Smallen, David Books Course details