Tompkins Cortland Community College

SOCI201 - Sociology of the Family


This course uses both sociological and ecological approaches to study the family. Several areas of inquiry are emphasized including the sociological and historical context of family life, relationships between the family and other social institutions, diversity in childhood and family experiences related to race, ethnicity, social class, gender, and public policy. SOCI 201 fulfills the SUNY General Education Social Science requirement. Prerequisites: SOCI 101; MATH 090 and RDNG 116 if required by placement testing; prior completion or concurrent enrollment in ENGL 101. 3 Cr. (3 Lec.) Spring semester.