2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Nov 27, 2021  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SOCL 331 - Aging and the Life Course


3 credits.
This course provides a comprehensive examination of social gerontology, with particular emphasis on the historical changes in the role of the elderly in society, future social and demographic trends, the contribution of sociological theories to understanding this group, and public policy implications. Also addressed are specific social problems associated with aging (poverty, loneliness, suicide).

Prerequisite(s): SOCL 101  or SOCL 102  or permission of instructor.
Corequisite(s): None.



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