May 27, 2018  
2017 Fall Academic Catalog 
    
2017 Fall Academic Catalog
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BIOL04104 Gerontology

3 Credit(s)
Lecture Credit: 3
Contact Hr/Week Lecture: 3
Contact Hr/Term: 45
This course examines what it means to grow old in America today by questioning social myths and fears about aging, sickness, and the other social roles of the elderly, the over-medicalization of many older people, and ageism. This course will propose alternatives to the ways aging is usually understood in both popular culture and mainstream gerontology



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