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SOCY 430/630: Sociology of Aging

Please see below for course details.

Catalog Number(s):
SOCY 430-01/SOCY 630-01

Course Title:
Sociology of Aging

Class Number(s):
7872 (SOCY 430)/7899(SOCY 630)

Meeting Pattern:
Tuesdays from 4:30-7:00pm

Instructor:
Dr. Taka Yamashita

Course Description:
The Sociology of Aging provides an overview of processes of aging.  Students examine sociological theories and data to explore the aging individual, the social context of aging, and societal responses to an aging population.  Specific course topics include the demography of aging, biopsychosocial aspects of aging, health and well-being over the life course, changing family roles and living arrangements, and finance in later life.