Spring 2020   

EXTRA CREDIT Assignments:

Students may choose to complete a one-time Extra Credit assignment by attending an event/workshop/guest speaker, etc. with topics relating to Family Relationships. Paper should be typed, double-spaced, minimum 1 1/2 page reflection describing your enhanced perspective or "takeaway" of content and/or discussion. Be specific with your interpretation by giving examples, or supporting references. Final due date for all EC is 04/21/20.  Maximum points = 15.  

*** Bucket Filling Project - See Instructor for details


*** Science Colloquium Spring 2020 Lecture Series - Free  

https://share.yosemite.edu/view.aspx?i=IEH5  Science Colloquium Mediashare Channel

*** Civic Engagement Project's Spring 2020 Film/Lecture Series - Open to Public - Free

*** MJC's Health Services "Healthy Living" Series - Spring 2020 - Free  

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Required Textbook:


ISBN-13: 978-1506340968
ISBN-10: 1506340962

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Additional Recommended Reading - Choose 1

haveHave You Filled a Bucket Today: A Guide to Daily Happiness for Kids Publisher: Ferne Press; 1 edition (May 15, 2006)
ISBN-10: 0978507517 



Will YouWill You Fill My Bucket? Daily Acts of Love Around the World Publisher: Ferne Press (March 2012) ISBN: 978-1-933916-97-2




LECTURE NOTES -  Marriages & Families in the 21st Century; A Bioecological Approach 

Chap 1: The Changing American Family                                                                                                     Chap 2: How We Study the Family

Chap  3: Sex and Gender

Chap 4: Sexualities

Chap 5: Dating and Mate Selection

Chap 6: Love

Chap 7: Marriages and Committed Partnerships

Chap 8: Living Single

Chap 9: Reproduction and Parenting

Chap 10: The Economy of Working Families

Chap 11: Families in Crisis

Chap 12:  Divorce and Remarriage

Chap 13: Growing Older in Families

Chap 14: The Evolution of Families in the 21st Century




*     To obtain parking permit, go to  http://www.my campus permit.com (You will choose "YCCD" from menu of campus locations) You may also use kiosks at entrances to parking lots for day pass.

 *    NEW to MJC FALL (2017) semester is a FREE Bus Pass! Here is the MJC Bus Video for your use: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-G0f0F2vsn4

* Media Share link:

 https://share.yosemite.edu/view.aspx?i=1E7A passcode: FAMLF (in caps)


* Student Success Specialists

  •  Founders Hall 116, East  
  •  Yosemite Hall 118, West


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