Social Gerontology

Course Type: 
SOC
Code: 
4820
Level: 
Undergraduate
Credit Hours: 
3
Schedule Type: 
Lecture
Description: 

Study of social aspects of aging, the needs of the aging population, and society's response to those needs. A life course persepctive that incorporates cultural, economic, historical and structural contexts provides the framework for examining aging-related issues, particularly in regards to the impact on quality of life for older adults.