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SOC 250 Family Violence
Credit Hours:  3
Effective Term: Fall 2015
SUN#: None
AGEC: Social and Behavioral Sciences  
Credit Breakdown: 3 Lectures
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A, B, C, D, F
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Description: The introduction to concepts related to family/intimate violence with an emphasis on legal, social and psychological aspects of abuse.

Prerequisites: RDG 094

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Knowledge Level) Define the various forms of family/initmate violence.
2. (Comprehension Level) Identify and explain the types of abuse.
3. (Comprehension Level) Describe the social evolution of what constitutes family/intimate violence in contemporary society.
4. (Comprehension level) Explain the causes and effects of intimate violence on adults, children and the elderly.
5. (Analysi Level) Apply and relate the concepts of the cycle of violence, power, control and equality to family/intimate violence.
6. (Application Level) Use sociological and psychological theories to explain family/ intimate violence.
7. (Analysis Level) Analyze the role and process of the crimnial justice system on the victim and the perpetrator.
8. (Comprehension Level) Discuss the various treatment(s) for victims/survivors of intimate/ family violence.
9. (Evaluation Level) Evaluate the implications of specific treatments and social policies to address intimate/family violence.
10. (Analysis Level) Analyze the role of race/ethnicity, sex/gender, sexual orientation and socio-economic status on family/intimate violence.
Internal/External Standards Accreditation
None