Courses: Adult Development and Aging (PSYCB308001)

Spring 2011

Class Number: 1310
The course explores the biological, psychological, and social aspects of aging into middle and late adulthood. Topics include: psychological and social developmental challenges; core biological changes; research methodology; demands and impact on care givers and families; common psychopathology; social welfare policies and programs; and political, social, and academic discourse on aging in the 21st century. Different aging experiences by race, ethnicity, gender, class, culture, and sexual orientation are considered. Prerequisite: junior, senior or graduate status and any 200-level survey course.

Fulfills: Class Nbr: 1310

Department

Psychology