Students engage in an in-depth study of a specific topic within the sociology of families. Topics vary and may include: aging families, comparative family, family formation, family change, family dissolution, parent-child relationships, and work and family, among others. Students will gain significant experience in reading original sociological research and will produce a written term paper/project. Prerequisite: SOC 150 - Introduction to Sociology or SOC 212 - Sociology of Families. Grade only. Offered annually. Repeatable as topics change.