Credit Weight: 0.5 Prerequisite(s): Sociology 1100 or Gerontology 1100 or permission of the instructor Description: An introduction to the study of the social and cultural aspects of human aging with particular emphasis on North American society. Topics may include: theory and research in aging; demographic perspectives; stereotypes and myths; and attempts to create an elder-friendly society. Cross-List(s): Gerontology 3513 Offering: 3-0; or 3-0

Sociology 3513 Sociology of Aging

Credit Weight: 0.5 Prerequisite(s): Sociology 1100 or Gerontology 1100 or permission of the instructor Description: An introduction to the study of the social and cultural aspects of human aging with particular emphasis on North American society. Topics may include: theory and research in aging; demographic perspectives; stereotypes and myths; and attempts to create an elder-friendly society. Cross-List(s): Gerontology 3513 Offering: 3-0; or 3-0




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