CHFD225 - Introduction to the American Family
Course Code: CHFD225 Course ID: 3693 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate
This course examines the family during modern times. Topics include a diverse range of issues, including single mothers, fathers, disparities among families, childcare and child well-being, cohabitation, and how these trends affect American family life.
|Registration Dates||Course Dates||Session||Weeks|
|05/21/21 - 10/29/21||11/01/21 - 12/26/21||Fall 2021 Session I||8 Week session|
|06/28/21 - 12/03/21||12/06/21 - 01/30/22||Fall 2021 Session D||8 Week session|
|07/27/21 - 12/31/21||01/03/22 - 02/27/22||Winter 2022 Session B||8 Week session|
|08/31/21 - 02/04/22||02/07/22 - 04/03/22||Winter 2022 Session I||8 Week session|
|09/28/21 - 03/04/22||03/07/22 - 05/01/22||Winter 2022 Session D||8 Week session|
|10/26/21 - 04/01/22||04/04/22 - 05/29/22||Spring 2022 Session B||8 Week session|
Upon successful completion of this course, candidates will be able to:
- Distinguish between popular views of family life and the reality of life for most contemporary families.
- Interpret the wide range of external forces that have an impact on how families look and function.
- Explain the upheaval in modern family formation.
- Analyze the impact of family policies on contemporary families.
|Forum 1||3.75 %|
|Forum 2||3.75 %|
|Forum 3||3.75 %|
|Forum 4||3.75 %|
|Forum 5||3.75 %|
|Forum 6||3.75 %|
|Forum 7||3.75 %|
|Forum 8||3.75 %|
|Assignment 1:||17.50 %|
|Assignment 1 The American Family Over Time||17.50 %|
|Assignment 2:||17.50 %|
|Assignment 2: Interview with Two Senior Citizens||17.50 %|
|Assignment 3:||17.50 %|
|Assignment 3 Changing Roles||17.50 %|
|Assignment 4:||17.50 %|
|Assignment 4: What is the Issue?||17.50 %|
|Book Title:||Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the course eReserve.*|
Not current for future courses.