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SOC 350. Sociology of Age and Aging

Credits: 3
Department: Sociology
Description: Age status in the U.S. The social status and roles of older adults.
Semester Offered: DEMAND
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Analyze the social aspects of aging including social status and roles, family relationships, and long-term care issues.
2. Evaluate current issues and social policies.
3. Identify and apply major theoretical frameworks, concepts, methods and research addressing social aspects of aging.
4. Critically analyze how social institutions and processes affect aging and quality of life.
5. Identify and evaluate implications of an aging population for society.

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