Thunder Bay • Orillia

Type D: Health and Behavioural Sciences - Sociology of Aging

Sociology 3513 Sociology of Aging
An introduction to the study of the social and cultural aspects of human aging with particular emphasis on North American society. Topics may include: theory and research in aging; demographic perspectives; stereotypes and myths; and attempts to create an elder-friendly society.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Prerequisite(s): Sociology 1100 or Gerontology 1110 and 1130 or permission of the instructor
Cross-List(s): Gerontology 3513
Offering: 3-0; or 3-0
Course Classifications:
  • Type B: Social Sciences
  • Type D: Health and Behavioral Sciences