SOCI 205

Sociological Perspectives on Family Relationships

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0-0

Formerly: SOCI 305A

Examines theory and research on the dynamics of family relationships over the life course. Topics include the formation of intimate relationships; becoming a parent; parent-child relationships and their influence on children's social and emotional development; and the ways in which families respond to tensions and conflict within relationships, focusing on the effects of separation and divorce and adult children's return to the "empty nest".


  • Credit will be granted for only one of SOCI 205, SOCI 305, SOCI 305A.


Undergraduate course in Sociology offered by the Department of Sociology in the Faculty of Social Sciences.

Summer 2019 Fall 2019 Spring 2020

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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