The Individual and Family in Later Years

The Individual and Family in Later Years
Developmental aspects of aging, focusing on the biophysical, cognitive, social, affective, and pathological dimensions in people aged 50 and over.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
Course Outcomes

Critical Analysis

Students will demonstrate the ability to analyze and critique current literature on the sociology of geronotology.

Research Proposal

Students will produce a graduate-level, testable research proposal on gerontology.

Data Management

Students will become familiar with data sets suitable for testing hypotheses on geronotology.