SOCIOLOGY OF AGING   [Archived Catalog]
2020-2021 Greensburg Campus Catalog


Minimum Credits: 3
Maximum Credits: 3
This course studies the fate of being old in American society in terms of income-adequacy, participation in political life, family relations, the status of retirement as an institution, health, the loss of independence and life in nursing homes. These and related issues are examined in cross-national perspective to assess the level and some nationally distinctive ways in which modern society cares for its elderly.
Academic Career: Undergraduate
Course Component: Lecture
Grade Component: LG/SNC Elective Basis

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