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Courses: Family Resources
Family Resources (FAMR)

College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources 

FAMR 230 Human Development (3) Concepts, issues, theories of human growth and development from conception to death; systems approaches to inquiry into factors affecting growth and development. SS

FAMR 331 Infancy (3) Intensive investigation into development from prenatal period through two years. Historical and current issues using cross-cultural and systems approach. Focus on optimal development. Pre: 230.

FAMR 332 Childhood (3) Intensive investigation into developmental aspects of children 2-12 years. Historical and current issues, cross-cultural study. Focus on optimal development. Pre: 230.

FAMR 333 Adolescence and Young Adulthood (3) Problems, concepts, and research relating to development from puberty through early adulthood. Examination of biological, cognitive, social, and cultural factors affecting the individual. Pre: 230.

FAMR 334 Middle Age (3) Change and continuity in midlife from theoretical and applied perspectives. Key physical, psychological, and sociological events. Community resources to meet needs. Pre: 230.

FAMR 335 Old Age (3) Social attitudes and values regarding aging; roles of elderly; theories of aging; personal continuity; physical, functional, psychological, socioeconomic change; community and societal programs. 
Pre: 230.

FAMR 340 Family Development (3) Family functioning and development over the family life cycle; family stages, tasks, interaction, adjustment, and growth in various cultures. Pre: PSY 100, SOC 100, or consent.

FAMR 341 Parenting (3) Parenting theories, methods, skills, issues, and resources; parent-child relations in various cultural contexts. Pre: 340 or consent.

FAMR 350 Leadership and Group Process (3) Exploration of leadership research and theories and their application to leadership development; designed to enhance personal and inter-active leadership. Pre: PSY 100 or SOC 100.

FAMR 352 Community Needs and Resources (3) Theory and practice in determining community needs and resources; community resources development based on needs identification. Pre: PSY 100 or SOC 100.

FAMR 360 Family Resource Management (3) Concepts, principles, and practices in managing family and household resources. Pre: PSY 100 or SOC 100.

FAMR 361 Family Financial Planning (3) Analytical approach to family financial planning from the perspective of changing family demands over the life cycle. Pre: 360, ECON 120, or consent.

FAMR 363 Consumer Economics (3) Consumer rights, responsibilities, and resources; consumer decision-making; factors affecting consumer functioning within economy. Pre: ECON 120.

FAMR 371 Shelter and Society (3) Development and characteristics of traditional shelter and furnishings in relation to culture and customs with focus on Hawai'i, the Pacific Basin, and Asia.

FAMR 380 Research Methodology (3) Fundamentals of scientific methodology and techniques in design and data collection; introduction to statistics for decision-making and program evaluations in agriculture and human resources. Pre: 230 or AGRN 220. Co-requisite: 380L.

FAMR 380L Research Methodology Lab (1) (1 3-hr Lab) Test design, computer use, data analysis. Co-requisite: 380.

FAMR 436 Ethnicity and Aging (3) Study role of ethnicity in the aging process; impact on expectations, resources, behaviors of elderly and their families. Implications for program development and family management. Pre: 230.

FAMR 442 Marriage Development (3) Marital interaction and development; divorce and remarriage; resources and techniques for marital adjustment, enrichment, and growth. Pre: 340.

FAMR 443 Work and the Family (3) Work/family roles, relationships, and interactions; issues, problems, and resources relevant to dual career marriage, maternal employment, and other areas of work/family interface. Pre: 340.

FAMR 444 Contemporary Family Issues (3) Investigation of current issues with impact upon family quality of life, with emphasis on the interdependent nature of families and their environments. Pre: 340.

FAMR 452 Community Program Development (3) Concepts and theories of community program development; principles, practices, and procedures in administration and supervision of volunteer services surveyed and analyzed. Pre: 352.

FAMR 453 Quality of Life Indicators (3) Quality of life indicators used in program planning and evaluation research; cross-cultural perspectives on strategies for improving individual, family, and community life. Pre: 352.

FAMR 454 Family Public Policy (3) Cross-national survey of family public policy; analysis, revision, and development of family public policy; impacts of policy on consumers and families. Pre: 352.

FAMR 455 Consumer Communications (3) Development, production, analysis, and evaluation of consumer materials for print, broadcast, and videotape. Pre: 363 or consent.

FAMR 460 Family Management Practice (3) Strategies for working with families to enhance management practices; application of management concepts, methods, and skills to specific household and family problems. Pre: 360.

FAMR 468 Family Economics (3) Study of personal family resources and its interaction with the economy. Focuses on contemporary economic problems that affect the welfare of families. Pre: 360, ECON 120, or consent.

FAMR 482W Senior Seminar (3) Preparation, presentation, and discussion of student research papers dealing with selected topics in family resources. Pre: senior standing.

FAMR 491 Topics in Family Resources (V) Study and discussion of significant topics, problems. Offered by visiting faculty and/or for extension programs. Repeatable.

FAMR 492 Internship (4) Integration and application of academic knowledge and critical skills emphasizing professional development. Placement with an approved cooperating supervisor/employer. Pre: senior standing and consent.

FAMR 496 Supervised Experience in Family Resources (V) Supervised course material preparation and teaching experience in assigned class. Repeatable. Pre: consent.

FAMR 499 Directed Reading and Research (V) Independent reading and research on a topic, done under supervision of a faculty member; outcomes contracted in writing with a faculty member at beginning of semester. Pre: consent.

FAMR 699 Directed Reading and Research (V) Pre: consent.

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