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Introduction to Family Violence

Subject Course No. Credit Value
Sociology SOCI 2001 Three (3) credit hours

Introduction to current theories, research and practice in family violence issues. Topics will include: themes of violence; dynamics of violence; gender relations; attitudes, myths, and realities surrounding family violence; public versus private nature of family violence. Research from various perspectives will be evaluated. This course is also cross-listed as FVI 2001.

Instructor: Maria Conroy (please contact the instructor if you need an up-to-date syllabus)
Prerequisite: Admission to the Family Violence Issues Certificate Program or permission of the instructor

Why take this course?

  • This is a core course for the Family Violence Issues Certificate Program at UNB.
  • The course introduces students to issues in family violence, which is increasingly recognized as a serious and widespread public health crisis, affecting individuals of all ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds.
  • Students will learn about the theoretical explanations for family violence, its nature and extent in Canadian society, what makes individuals especially vulnerable to abuse and its consequences, as well as efforts to address and eradicate family violence.

Course details

Students have six months from the registration date to complete the course. All course exams and/or assignments must be completed by the designated end date.

Assignments and examinations

  • 1 x Quiz (5% total)
  • 11 x Written Assignments (95% total)

Fees and payments

Open entry online courses are subject to a $100 non-refundable/non-transferable online fee per course. Effective Sept. 1, 2022, fee will increase to $150. Learn more about fees and tuition or find out about the methods of payment available.

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