SOCI 3007 Religion and Family Violence | UNB

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Religion and Family Violence

Subject Course No. Credit Value
Sociology SOCI 3007 Three (3) credit hours

This course examines issues pertaining to violence in religious families and the role of faith communities (and their leaders) in responding to violence in the family context. The course will consider relevant data, theories and strategies for change. This course is cross listed as FVI 3007. Credit can only be obtained for one of FVI 3007 and SOCI 3007.

Instructor: Dr. Catherine Holtmann (please contact instructor if you need an up-to-date syllabus)
Prerequisite: 3 ch in Sociology or permission of instructors

Why take this course?

  • This is a core course for the Family Violence Issues Certificate Program at UNB.
  • The course introduces learners to elements of a collaborative community response to family violence that includes religion.
  • Learners will become more familiar with the religious diversity which is an important part of the Canadian multicultural milieu.

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

  • 3 x Quizzes (15%)
  • 12 x Written Assignments (85% total)

Fees and payments

There is a $150 non-refundable/non-transferable online fee per course in addition to applicable tuition & fees. Learn more about tuition and fees and methods of payment.