2019-2020 Catalog 
    
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2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SOC 180 INTRODUCTION TO GERONTOLOGY


3 Units 3 hours lecture
Transfers: CSU
Provides an introduction to the interdisciplinary field of gerontology through biological, psychological, and sociological perspectives. The area of focus is on the adult years of the life span. Topics include: the aging process, growth of the older population, cultural differences, consequences of physical aging, health and well-being, mental health, sexuality, social support networks, caregiving, social interactions, role changes, death and dying, social policies affecting older adults, and careers options in the field.
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