Dec 16, 2018  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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GR 231 - Introduction to Gerontology

3 Credit Hours
An overview of the social science of gerontology including age changes, age differences, period effects, and psychosocial changes of aging as well as elderly adaptation to retirement, leisure pursuits, finances, societal disengagement and Independency/dependency. Gerontology research design and issues. Emphasis is on a holistic, preventive approach to the study of gerontology and to providing services for the well and non-well elderly. (FA,SP)



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