Description of Courses
FAM FAMILY STUDIES (Charter School of Education and Human Sciences)
230. Marriage and the Family - 3-0-3
Contemporary American marriage and family relationships, including communication, marriage and family interaction, conflict and other specific areas of marriage preparation and adjustment.
300. Family Problems and Intervention - 3-0-3
Students will learn the general philosophy and broad principles of family life education, in conjunction with the ability to plan, implement, and evaluate such educational programs. Process-oriented teaching methods are stressed with students observing family life education in practice, and developing their own curriculum presentations. PR: FAM 230.
330WI. Family Life Education- 3-0-3
Overview of intervention methods and analysis of divorce and step-family issues, substance abuse and addiction, child physical and sexual abuse, domestic violence and chronic and terminal illness. PR: FAM 230.
496. Academic Internship - 3 to 12 hours
Problem-oriented experiences in specific academic projects related to the individual student's program of study, planned in consultation with the student's advisor. PR: See general provisions for academic internships in this catalog.
498. Directed Study - 0-3-3
Self-directed study, employing research techniques, critical reviews, observations and bibliographical aids used to guide the student in developing a research paper. PR: FAM 230; FAM minor; and approval of school dean and directed-study advisor during the semester preceding enrollment. (May be repeated for up to six hours of credit.)