Oct 21, 2019  
2019-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

SOC 3304 - Social Gerontology

Credits: 3 hrs
This course explores the aging process from a bio- psychosocial perspective. Students will examine the many social constructs that influence identity formation, institutional structures, social policies, and adaptive resources that impact upon the elders in every society. Special attention focuses on elder diversity within both present and historical contexts, while providing insight into the evolving roles of gender, race/ethnicity, class and other social forces.
Pre-requisite(s): SOC 2301  or SOC 2302  and GER 2401