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Undergraduate Course Details
Number SOC 305
Title The Black Family in the U.s.
Credits 3.0
Distribution DIII
Prerequisites SOC201 or permission of Department Chairperson


Course centers on the career of the Black family in the United States. Emphasis is on Black child care, self-concept, and acquisition of mechanisms that will insure the survival and well being of the Black person in a hostile environment. The role of the Black woman as the traditional pillar of the Black community constitutes the main focus of the course. Three lecture hours per week. Offered in alternate years. Recommended for Women's Studies Minor.