Academic Calendar 2017/2018 - Introduction to Social Gerontology
SOCI 2036 Introduction to Social Gerontology
Prerequisites:SOCI 1015 or SOCI 1016 or enrolment in the Bachelor of Science in Nursing.
Hours:Three hours of lecture per week for one term.
Description:One of the most important trends affecting Canada and every other developed society is population aging. This course will introduce students to the multidisciplinary study of aging. Specific topics that will be examined in the course include the demographic, physiological, psychological, and sociological aspects of aging. As well, the course will explore the economic, social and political implications of an aging population for Canada.