Dec 08, 2021  
2019-2020 General Catalog 
    
2019-2020 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CALS 405 - The Chicano/Latino Family


Unit(s): 3-4
Examines the Latina/o family in a psychological and sociological context. The role of international and internal migration and acculturation on Latino family structure and functioning, contemporary gender roles and sexualities, variations in family structure, race and class identity, and the impact of economic and cultural dislocation are examined. Family violence, addiction, mental and physical health, family resilience, and coping strategies are also examined. The class is designed to prepare students to work in social service environments (including family and individual therapy, public policy, social welfare, health services, community advocacy, and education), with applicable understandings of the contemporary Latino family.

Grading: OPT



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