GTY 318 Sociology of Aging and the Life Course (3) MPT

Sociology provides a unique perspective on and significant contributions to the field of gerontology. This course uses sociological theories, perspectives, and conceptual frameworks to analyze aging-related social issues. Examines the social forces that shape the diverse experiences of aging for individuals. Greatest emphasis is placed on structural issues such as age stratification, the life course, and societal aging as a force in social change.

Prerequisite: GTY 154 or SOC 151 or SOC 153 or SOC/SJS 165 or SOC/DST/EDP 272. Cross-listed with SOC.

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