SFL 160

Introduction to Family Processes

Family Life College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences

Course Description

Ways of strengthening family life by understanding such family processes as generations, emotions, communication, and rituals.

When Taught

All Semesters/Terms

Grade Rule

Grade Rule 8: A, B, C, D, E, I (Standard grade rule)

Min

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

0

Note

Also offered by BYU Independent Study; enroll anytime throughout year; one year to complete; additional tuition required; register at is.byu.edu.

Title

Research and Evaluation Methodology

Learning Outcome

Identify and discuss how researchers uniquely study families and family systems.

Title

Content and Theory

Learning Outcome

Critically examine the main theoretical frameworks used in the family sciences. Demonstrate understanding of basic terms, concepts, and ideas used to describe family systems. Apply family systems ideas and concepts to your own family (past and future) in order to learn how they might improve your own family well-being.