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FNF 100

Families and Health

This course is a critical examination of recent important changes in Canadian family life and considers the implications of these changes for food and nutrition professionals. Theories for understanding the family are examined in order to provide the student with insight into the social, political and economic aspects of family structure and functioning. Students will also gain an understanding of the social determinants of health, and the pathways by which social forces and conditions affect individual, family and community life.
Weekly Contact: Lecture:3 hrs.
GPA Weight: 1.00
Course Count: 1.00
Billing Units: 1

Prerequisites

None

Antirequisites

None

Co-Requisites

None

Custom Requisites

None

Family Studies

  • FNF 100
    Families and Health
  • FNF 400
    The Social Context of Human Sexuality
  • FNF 520
    Contemporary Family Relations