SOCI 3354. Sociology of the Life Course. 3 Hours.
Students examine the sociological dimensions of aging. Topics may include the various sociological theories and methods used in the study of aging, discrimination against the young and the old, the relationship between life-cycle changes and changes in placement in class and status, and the impact of population aging on retirement patterns, income security, health care, and long-term care.
Prerequisite: SOCI 1301 or SOCI 2319.