HSV131L: Psychosocial Aspects of Aging

Class Program
Credits 3 Lab Hours 0 Class Hours 3
This course examines the growth and development of older persons from both psychological and sociological perspectives. The interaction of the individual with the social environment provides a framework for this course with special attention given to societal valuing and devaluing of older persons. The growth and development of older adults, social roles, expectations, opportunities, and new perspectives on aging are discussed.