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Master Course Outline
Social Gerontology and the Aging Revolution

Course Number: SOC 206
Credits: 5
Hours per Quarter: 50

Lecture Hours:50


Description
Looks at the effects of the aging population of society, life/health insurance, retirement planning, and resources for the elderly, discussing the individual and group behaviors with respect to health and illness. Examination of medical professionals and their behaviors, with a look at the human behavioral responses to health, illness and the aging process. The distinction between culture and the process of death, dying and bereavement will be analyzed as it relates to the physical, mental and social changes in people as they age. Emphasis on the aging process itself. Course taken prior to fall 2010 also accepted for diversity requirement.

Intended Skills and Attitude Outcomes


Syllabi Listing
Course
Year Quarter
Item
Instructor  
SOC 206
Fall 2013
9677
Trisha Whitman-Winchester
SOC 206
Fall 2013
5712
Curtis Phillips
SOC 206
Fall 2012
5712
Curtis Phillips
SOC 206
Fall 2011
5712
Curtis Phillips
SOC 206
Spring 2011
9677
Steven Dalgleish
SOC 206
Fall 2010
5712
Curtis Phillips
SOC 206
Summer 2009
2190
Curtis Phillips


Two Year Projected Schedule

Year One* Year Two**
Fall
Winter
Spring
Summer
Mini 
Fall
Winter
Spring
Summer
Mini
 
X
 
 
 
 
X
 
 
 

*Year one is all odd years (2003-2004)
**Year two is all even years (2004-2005)