Oct 06, 2022  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2022-23 
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2022-23
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CFS 2700 - Intimate and Family Relationships

Explores human relationship processes leading to a variety of marriage and family experiences over the life span. The importance of cultural contexts and individual values, styles, and decision-making will be considered as they relate to relationship processes.

Credit Hours: 3
General Education Code (students who entered prior to Fall 2021-22): 2SS
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Learning Outcomes:
  • Students will analyze major issues in marriage and family relationships, including how cultural contexts, economic and non-economic (e.g. time and energy) resources, individual values and styles, relationship dynamics, and decision-making.
  • Students will apply basic concepts and general theoretical perspectives about marriage and family issues.
  • Students will demonstrate an understanding of the dynamic nature of marriages, families, and intimate relationships.
  • Students will identify and discuss with an open mind one’s own as well as others’ personal values, culture, desires, and goals regarding personal and family styles.
  • Students will use decision making models and their understanding of family processes to make informed choices about one’s marriage, family, and intimate relationships.

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