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SOC223 Sociology of Aging

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Explores the diversity of individual and population aging and their consequences for individuals, families, communities and societies, through a life course and social change perspective. Recommend: Introductory sociology course or instructor permission. Prerequisites: WR115, RD115, and MTH20 or equivalent placement test scores. Audit available.  (For detailed information, see the Course Content and Outcome Guide ).


Distance Education: Web Course Information

CRN 21339

From the Instructor:
SOC223 Sociology of Aging is required for the AAS Degree in Gerontology and several Gerontology Certificates. It also fulfills the Social Science General Education and cultural literacy requirements. The course takes a life course perspective on the aging process. Assignments include a Life Stories Project. Required text: Moody's Aging: Concepts and Controversies, 7th edition (also used for SOC230 - Note that this is the last term the 7th edition will be used. The 8th edition will be used in Fall 2014). The course will be available for login by 9am, Monday, January 6th. Go to https://my.pcc.edu and click on the Desire2Learn login. Do the online orientation if you are new to distance learning and D2L. You can also attend the optional Gerontology Term Orientation later on Monday, from 5 to 7pm in SCB104 on the Sylvania Campus.
Course Specific Requirements:
This course is offered in an online format only, but there are several optional class meetings, which are also recorded. Students are encouraged to attend class meetings on Tuesdays, 5:30 to 6:50 pm in SY TCB107. A complete schedule of meetings will be posted in the Syllabus, but tentatively, class meetings will be held in Weeks 1, 2, 4, 6, and 9. These are not required, but provide a great value. The meetings are also video-recorded and a videostream of the class is posted later in the evening. Standard prerequisites apply. Contact me for questions or advising: jabushak@pcc.edu, 971-722-4077.
Web Technical Requirements:
Please be sure to read the Technical Requirements for this delivery mode.
Students with Disabilities:
Students with disabilities should notify their instructor if accommodations are needed to take this class. For information about technologies that help people with disabilities in taking Web based distance learning classes please visit the Office for Students with Disabilities website.
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  CRN Campus / Bldg / Rm Time Days Dates
WEB » 21339 - 31-Mar-2014 thru 14-Jun-2014
Instructor: Jan L Abushakrah
Notes: Community-Based Learning. See CIP for optional campus mtgs.
Tuition: credit Fees: $20.00
For information, contact Sylvania