College Courses


Family Studies

FMST 316 Caring for Families in Crisis (3)

This course provides a study of the casualties of broken family units—their needs and problems, helpful ministry attitudes, and relevant methods for outreach and support to these individuals.

FMST 317 Sociology of the Family (3)

This course provides a theoretical and practical exploration of sociological issues relating to the North American family with some attention to non-Western issues.

Cross-listed: SOC 317 Sociology of the Family

Note: Also available through Continuing and Distance Education

FMST 453 Marriage and Human Sexuality in Theological Perspective (3)

In this seminar-style course, students will be introduced to the rich legacy of theological and moral reflection on marriage, celibacy and sexuality. Students will examine influential texts from the breadth of the Christian tradition and give special consideration to how these texts might inform nuanced reflection on contemporary issues in sexual ethics.

Cross-listed: THEO 453 Marriage and Human Sexuality in Theological Perspective