CHFD340 - Family Development
Course Code: CHFD340 Course ID: 3588 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate
This course is a study of the dynamics of family interaction over the life cycle. Course content emphasizes the developmental, social, and cultural influences of the family in relation to a variety of personal and social experiences.
|Registration Dates||Course Dates||Session||Weeks|
|09/28/20 - 02/26/21||03/01/21 - 04/25/21||Winter 2021 Session D||8 Week session|
|10/26/20 - 04/02/21||04/05/21 - 05/30/21||Spring 2021 Session B||8 Week session|
|11/30/20 - 04/30/21||05/03/21 - 06/27/21||Spring 2021 Session I||8 Week session|
|12/28/20 - 06/04/21||06/07/21 - 08/01/21||Spring 2021 Session D||8 Week session|
|01/25/21 - 07/02/21||07/05/21 - 08/29/21||Summer 2021 Session B||8 Week session|
|02/22/21 - 07/30/21||08/02/21 - 09/26/21||Summer 2021 Session I||8 Week session|
Upon completion of this course students will be able to:
CO1: Compare and contrast the various familial structures and relationships.
CO2: Explain and integrate current theoretical explanations of family dynamics.
CO3: Examine the meaning of and contributors to the development and maintenance of familial relationships.
CO4: Compare and contrast theoretical and cross-cultural approaches to family dynamics and explain how the similarities and differences could be used as a family life professional.
CO5: Identify the key professional family life organizations and explain their impact on family life in America.
CO6: Articulate in writing critical analyses of scholarly literature relevant to the course focus
FORUMS: see the grading rubric in the Forum section of the classroom.
CHFD 300 level courses
# Words Minimum
Initial forum post
Wednesday at midnight
Responses to TWO classmates
150 for each response
Sunday at midnigh
Final course grades will be assigned based on the following term composite scores:
|Week 1||5.00 %|
|Week 2||5.00 %|
|Week 3||5.00 %|
|Week 4||5.00 %|
|Week 5||5.00 %|
|Week 6||5.00 %|
|Week 7||5.00 %|
|Week 8||5.00 %|
|Written Assignments||35.00 %|
|Family Patterns||17.50 %|
|You get to pick!||17.50 %|
|Final Exam||25.00 %|
|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.