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HDFS 200: Individual and Family Development

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General Information

Credits: 3


Examines how individuals and families function and develop over the lifespan. Uses a multidisciplinary approach to integrate theories of family science and human development emphasizing the role of contextual factors in contemporary families' lives. Explores the impact of gender, socioeconomics, race/ethnicity, culture, and immigrant status on human development and family relationships. Introduces a basic model of scientific inquiry and theorizing. Offered by School of Integrative Studies. May not be repeated for credit.
Mason Core: Mason Core (All), Social/Behavioral Sciences
Schedule Type: Lecture
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

Semesters taught: Fall, Summer, Spring

Current Sections

This course is not offered this semester.

Prior Sections (partial list)