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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Coopersmith Career Consulting | Evaluated Learning Experience

Gerontology (PSY-330)

Location: 

Various; distance learning format.

Length: 

Varies (self-study; self-paced). 

Dates: 

April 2019 - Present. 

Instructional delivery format: 
Online/distance learning
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to: investigate sociological and gerontological perspectives on aging; analyze the impact of an “aging” society through data analysis of demographic patterns and historical factors; compare sociological concepts and theories of aging through practical application; appraise cultural awareness of the aging population; evaluate conclusions from aging research through effective oral and written communication; and analyze and evaluate research related to aging.

Instruction: 

This course provides students with the ability to explore the social aspects of aging and how aging impacts individuals as well as communities, nations, and the world. Instructional methods include: study guide, required readings, and a final exam.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category OR in the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Psychology, Health Studies, Human Development, or Social Sciences (4/19).

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