FMST-3913 Family Development
An introduction to the family development life cycle. The course will focus on the stages that marriages and families progress through and the associated tasks that need to be addressed and successfully negotiated. Attention will be given to dating, marriage, having children, children going to school, adolescence, empty nest and issues of caretaking, grandparenting and aging. The course will also explore the related crises that develop around these developmental transition periods. This course is normally offered in the fall semester.