THE MARRIAGE 101 COURSE AT NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY

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Marriage 101 is an opportunity to study love! This undergraduate class at Northwestern University involves a weekly lecture on an aspect of sex, love, and marriage—for example, healthy dating, conflict management, the impact of culture on intimate relationships. There is also a weekly discussion section where small groups of students meet with a pair of graduate teaching assistants in order to apply course concepts more deeply to their own lives. In addition to traditional coursework like readings, papers, and quizzes, students also undertake experiential assignments. They keep a weekly self-reflection journal, and they interview the person or people who raised them in order to learn more about their love templates. Learn more…