Introduction to Family Studies

HDV4400 Introduction to Family Studies (3)

This course is designed to equip students with comprehensive knowledge, skill and understanding of children and families. Students will examine and apply selected theories and research in child and family studies to address current challenges and critical issues important to professionals in the field. Course content can be applied both personally and professionally in order to promote optimal development of children and improve quality of life for individuals and families. Role of economy, politics, race, class, gender, legal and advocacy issues discussed.