SFL 205

Home and Family Living

Family Life College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences

Course Description

Principles for creating an optimal home environment for individual, marital, and family development; secular and sacred significance of temporal activities in the home; the influence of context and family processes on outcomes.

When Taught

Contact Department

Grade Rule

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

Min

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

0

Title

Home and Family Living Content and Theory

Learning Outcome

Demonstrate understanding of major concepts, theories, and research related to: - the routines and rituals of the home and their importance in giving structure for family living - family living skills in the home - family living challenges, especially coping mechanism in times of stress - how the physical home gives structure to family living - personnel development that contributes to successful home and family living  

Title

Application of Home and Family Living Research

Learning Outcome

Critically evaluate and apply various home and family research to students' present and future families. By the end of the class students will: - demonstrate that they can make a wise home purchase decision - demonstrate that they can make a wise automobile purchase decision - develop healthy family rituals and routines - anticipate coping strategies for family challenges - create a personal development plan that will positively influence home and family

Title

Effective Writing, Analysis, and Application

Learning Outcome

Through class assignments students will demonstrate their ability to synthesize and evaluate research, and apply this research to healthy home and family living