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Undergraduate Catalog 2013-2015 
Undergraduate Catalog 2013-2015 [ARCHIVED 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. Prerequisite(s): SOC 2301 or 2302 and GER 2401.