Sep 29, 2023  
2022-2023 Catalog 
2022-2023 Catalog [PAST CATALOG]

SOC 150 - Introduction to Aging Studies

3 credit hours - Three hours weekly; one term.
This course meets the Social and Behavioral Sciences General Education Requirement. This course meets the Diversity Requirement.

Examine the myths, demographics, psychosocial perspectives and biomedical aspects of growing old in America. Discuss issues impacting older persons including economics, politics, religion, leisure, social/living environment, intimacy and sexuality, health care and death and dying.

Prerequisite(s): Eligibility for ENG 101 /ENG 101A .

Crosslisted: Also offered as HUS 150 ; credit is not given for both SOC 150 and HUS 150 .

Note: Typically offered at MC and OL; fall and spring terms.