Apr 19, 2021  
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2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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AGNG 200 - Aging People, Policy and Management

(3.00)
Based in the life-course perspective, this course blends academic analysis of human aging in social context with more experiential learning, including exposure to literature on older adults, awareness exercises about aging in the news and talking with older adults in and out of class to debunk common myths and stereotypes regarding aging and older adults. Academic content is broadly social, in terms of understanding family and community contexts of aging, the individual experience of aging including productivity, spirituality and typical engagement, normal changes and diseases common in physical and psychological health,and a focus on how society views aging. Finally, students will be encouraged to identify themselves as aging individuals, on a trajectory toward later life.

Course ID: 52105
Consent: No Special Consent Required
Components: Lecture
Course Equivalents: AGNG 200Y 
Attributes: Social Sciences (GEP), Writing Intensive, Social Sciences (GFR)



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