2022-2023 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    Apr 21, 2024  
2022-2023 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SOC 276 - Aging in Modern American Society

Same as: PSY 276  
Credits: 3
Interdisciplinary survey of theory, research, and policy related to the psychological and sociological development and changes in the process of aging in society.

Student Learning Outcomes
  1. Analyze the demographics and broad diversity among the older population in mental and physical health, family structure, living arrangements, interests and activities and financial status.
  2. Evaluate the major psychological and sociological theoretical models and research methodology related to aging.
  3. Analyze the major federal legislation and explain national, state and local programs which assist the elderly.
  4. Analyze differences between normative and pathological changes which occur most frequently in the older population.
  5. Examine the complexity and diversity of variables that impact the older population.

Prerequisite: None
Corequisite: None
Graded: Letter Grade

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