2013-2015 Undergraduate Catalog

SOC 257 Sociological Patterns of Courtship and Marriage

Provides a systematic and analytical approach to the study of social relations in the area of mate choice, marriage and its alternatives. Considers development of gender roles, marital behavior in a changing society, social and interpersonal factors in mate selection, engagement, social factors in marital success, fertility control, marriage and parenthood, divorce, remarriage, and the role of marriage counseling.