SOC 35
Marriage, Family, and Intimate Relationships

Course Description

This is a sociological investigation and analysis of the diversity of family structures and intimate relationships in society. Topics include the history of the family, gender socialization and inequality, dating, divorce and remarriage, gay and lesbian relationships, the family as an economic unit, communication and conflict resolution, sexuality, interracial relationships, and domestic violence.

Class Details

CRN Course Section Days Times Instructor Loc
35639 SOC 35 50Z ······· TBA-TBA Tracy Dehaan ONLINE

Class Materials: View textbook and/or other materials for this course available at the Bookstore.
Class Dates: This class runs from 2022-01-03 to 2022-03-25.

Footnote Information

SOC-035.-50Z-: This is an online class that does not have scheduled meetings. Students can log in anytime to do the required weekly course work. Students must have access to a computer, the internet and an individual email address. We recommend a laptop or desktop computer to successfully complete the course; a tablet or phone may not be adequate for all assignments and tests. Most De Anza classes will use the Canvas course management system. Information about Canvas and Online Education Orientation can be found in Canvas on the Student Resources page: The Student Online Resources hub with extensive information and tips can be found at

Course Details

4 Units
Four hours lecture (48 hours total per quarter).
Gen Ed
General Education Class
Program Status
Program Applicable
Credit - Degree Applicable
Grading Method
Letter Grading


See general education pages for the requirements this course meets.
EWRT 1A or EWRT 1AH or (EWRT 1AS and EWRT 1AT) or ESL 5.
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