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Winter/Spring 2015
Oct 27, 2016
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SOC 2116A - Sociology of Aging
This course uses sociological and social gerontological perspectives in order to analyze aging-related social issues. It examines the social forces that shape diverse experiences of aging for individuals and the social, economic, and political implications of an aging society. Topics include: demographic issues such as race and gender, stereotypes, family relationships, living arrange ments, work, retirement, and policy issues, such as health care, social security, and death and dying, among others. (Students who take SOC 2116A cannot also take ASC 4115C.) Prerequisite: SOC 1001A or ANT 1002A.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Division of Social Sciences Division
Sociology/SWK Department

Course Attributes:
Liberal Arts

Undergraduate level SOC 1001A Minimum Grade of D- or Undergraduate level SOC 001A Minimum Grade of D- or Undergraduate level ANT 1002A Minimum Grade of D- or Undergraduate level ANT 002A Minimum Grade of D-

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