SOCI 319

Sociology of Aging

Examination of aging throughout adulthood. Analysis of theories of aging, their foundations in social science theory, and their policy implications. Exploration of the meanings and consequences of increasing longevity for society and the individual, with emphasis on the social psychological implications for women, minorities, and those who are poor. Prerequisites: Open to Sociology majors/minors and HD majors only.

Notice: To receive upper-division GE credit the course must not be taken prior to the term you achieve Junior standing (60 units).
Satisfies GE