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PSYC 313 Family Systems

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.
4 Undergraduate credits

Effective August 1, 1998 to present

Meets graduation requirements for

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 2021

Section Title Instructor
50 Family Systems Mahoney, Caitlin O Books Course details

Fall 2021

Section Title Instructor
50 Family Systems Mahoney, Caitlin O Books Course details