Product Details

Gerontology (PSY-330)
Location:
Various: distance learning format

Length:
Varies (self-study; self-paced)

Dates:
April 2019 - Present.

Subject Area:
Psychology

Number of Credits:
3

Learner Outcomes:
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to: investigate sociological and gerontological perspectives on aging; analyze the impact of an “aging” society through data analysis of demographic patterns and historical factors; compare sociological concepts and theories of aging through practical application; appraise cultural awareness of the aging population; evaluate conclusions from aging research through effective oral and written communication; and analyze and evaluate research related to aging.

Instruction:
This course provides students with the ability to explore the social aspects of aging and how aging impacts individuals as well as communities, nations, and the world. Instructional methods include: Study guide, required readings, and a final exam.

Credit Recommendation:
In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category OR in the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Psychology, Health Studies, Human Development, or Social Sciences (4/19).


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