Cross-Cultural Family and Human Development

Cross-Cultural Family and Human Development
Comparative study of familial, social, and other factors in development.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesSFL 101 & SFL 290; SFL 160 or SFL 210 or concurrent enrollment.
 TaughtFall, Winter, Spring
 ProgramsContaining SFL 354
Course Outcomes

Content and Theory

Critically evaluate the importance of considering gender as an important contextual factor for understanding human development and relationships.

Develop awareness of one's own cultural and gender-based values and beliefs.

Recognize and explicate biases inherent in the perspective of the dominant U.S. culture.

Engage in class (and out-of-class) discussions about class topics

Be better positioned as a citizen of the world, in terms of valuing diversity and being able to analyze world cultures for how they might benefit (or cost) individual and family development.