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Sociology of Aging

GERON 300 Or SOC 335
Sociology of Aging
3 Units

General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
CSU Area E1Course Transferable to UC / CSU Hours: 54 hours

This course examines the aged and aging process with emphasis on social factors affecting and affected by an aging population. It includes an analysis of demographics, history of aging in America, social conditions, resources and support systems, employment, retirement, and social class/cultural differences.

Course is taught in an interactive format with in class exercises both online and face to face.


Professor Karla Gustafson



916 484-8518

Office Location:

Gerontology Center
Davies Hall Third Floor
Room 361