HDFS 7257: Aging in the Family
Examination of theory and research on personal and family transitions and experiences in mid-to-late life and their impact on adults and their family relationships
HDFS 8630: Gendered Relations in Families
From a feminist perspective, exploration of the roles gender plays in shaping family life experience and of family life experience in shaping gender.
HDFS 1600: Foundations of Family Studies
Introduction to family studies discipline and profession. Introduces historical changes in families, diversity by race, ethnicity, class and sexual orientation, and interaction of families with neighborhoods, schools, the workplace, and larger systems.
HDFS 1610: Intimate Relationships and Marriage
Examination of issues pertaining to intimate and marital relationships such as relationship foundation and dissolution processes, love, sex, behavioral scripts, and conflict. Diversity related to race, ethnicity, gender, and sexual orientation is explored.