Loyola University Chicago

Department of Sociology

Sociology 240


Contemporary family structures encompass a variety of living arrangements and social relationships. This course considers differences and similarities among the various family types and explores the social, cultural and economic forces structuring family life.

Outcome: Students will develop an expanded understanding of the varieties of family arrangements and the connections between family life and the wider social, political economic environment.


Spring 2017 Section:

001 TuTh LSC 1:00PM-2:15PM Dagadu



Fall 2016 Section:

001 MWF LSC 10:25AM–11:15AM Dagadu