The Family and the Law

The Family and the Law
Legal environment of the family system, with emphasis on husband-wife and parent-child relationships, rights, and responsibilities.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesSFL 101 & STAT 121 & SFL 290; SFL 160 or concurrent enrollment.
 TaughtFall, Winter, Spring Contact Department
 ProgramsContaining SFL 461
Course Outcomes

Content and Theory

Critically analyze the historical and practical application of the law to your family.

Critically analyze the profound implications that family law has on your relationships.

Critically analyze the legitimacy of laws governing unnerving and sometimes painful issues.

Be able to discuss sensitive issues different than your own in order to broaden your understanding as well as hone your ability to judge.

Understand and synthesize issues addressed in class such as marriage, adoption, infertility, divorce, addiction, etc.