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SOCI307 - Sociology of Aging


In this course the social construction of age and aging in the U.S. will be examined. The sociological perspective will be used to explore social problems associated with aging and the elderly, the influence of various social institutions on older adults, and sociological theories and research associated with aging. The course will also examine the impact of government, healthcare, the media, and various social factors such as race and gender on the experiences of older adults.






Schedule of Classes

Registration Dates Course Dates Session
09/24/18 - 03/01/19 03/04/19 - 04/28/19 Winter 2019 Session D - 8 Week session
12/31/18 - 05/31/19 06/03/19 - 07/28/19 Spring 2019 Session D - 8 Week session

Course Materials

Previous Syllabi

Book Title: Aging, Society, and the Life Course, 5th ed. - e-book available in the APUS Online Library; links also provided in the classroom Lessons section
ISBN: 9780826121721
Publication Info: Springer
Author: Morgan, Leslie
Unit Cost: $88.42
Electronic ISBN: N/A
Electronic Unit Cost: N/A