2014-2015 Catalog

SOCI 2110 Introduction to Gerontology

4.5 - 0.0 - 4.5



Course Description

This course provides an introduction to the social aspects of aging. It places special significance on issues such as family relationships, socialization to retirement and old age, perceptions and stereotypes of the aged, bereavement and loss, and other physical and psychological consequences of this stage of development. Reading assessment and college-level reading skills are recommended for success in this course.