Fall 2017 - SA 420 C100
Sociology of Aging (S) (4)
Class Number: 2567
Delivery Method: Distance Education
Course Times + Location:
Exam Times + Location:
Oct 19, 2017
Thu, 7:00–9:00 p.m.
Dec 7, 2017
Thu, 12:00–3:00 p.m.
Prerequisites:72 units including SA 101 or 150 or SA 201W, or acceptance into the diploma program in gerontology, or by consent of instructor.
The structural and behavioral implications of aging. Topics included will be: demographic aspects of aging; the relationship of aging to political, economic, familial and other social institutions; the psychological significance of aging. This course is identical to GERO 420 and students cannot take both courses for credit. Students may use GERO 420 to fulfil their major or minor requirements in lieu of SA 420.
- Assignment 30%
- Midterm Exam 30%
- Final Exam 40%
Aging as a Social Process: Canadian Perspectives (6th Ed.), Wister & McPherson
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