SO 263 - (UC) Sociology of the Aged (GT 263)
(3 cr.) This introduction to gerontology focuses on the myths and realities of aging explored through historic, demographic and sociological analyses of the conditions of elderly people in our society. Students critically examine the diversity of aging experiences in the U.S. The ways in which social and cultural factors enter into the aging process are also considered. Prerequisite: SO 101; Every Year, All

Fall 2016   |   Spring 2017