FCOS 418:Marriage, Family and Intimate Relationships


Topics include romantic love, meaning of marriage, qualities of a successful marriage, sexual patterns, courting and dating, love and mate selection, intimate relationships, happiness and tension and conflict in relationships, separations, divorces, widowhood, remarriages, family systems in other cultures, family system in Ghana, minority family patterns, current changes, and prospects for the future. Presents sociological descriptions and explanations of these topics and also guides students into ways of coping better in their own relationships