Introduction to Gerontology

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Course No: HSCI.3060-031; SIS Class Nbr: 1483; SIS Term: 2840
Course Status: Open

Course Description

This course examines human aging from a multidisciplinary and developmental perspective. The course will focus on the adult years of the life span. The social-psychological factors involved in adjustments to the aging process, to retirement, to family, to leisure, to aloneness, to death and bereavement will be discussed together with such special concerns of the elderly as widowhood, finances, religion, sexuality and health problems. Rehabilitative strategies such as remotivation and reality orientation are included.

Prerequisites, Notes & Instructor

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  • Core Codes: SS, STEM
  • Credits: 3; Contact Hours: 3
  • Instructor: Ramraj Gautam
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When Offered & Tuition

  • Online Course
  • Summer 2019: May 20 to Aug 11
  • Course Level: Undergraduate
  • Tuition: $1140
  • Note: There is a $30 per semester, nonrefundable registration fee for credit courses.

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