SOC 461 Intimacy and Aging

This course examines the variety of intimate and sexual relationships of older adults as well as a broad range of issues related to sexuality and aging in a social, historical and political context. Emphasis is placed on understanding the type, nature, content, and meaning of relationships, as well as on identifying contextual factors including gender, race, ethnicity, class, sexual orientation, and health status that structure these relationships.

Credits

4

Cross Listed Courses

GERO 590

Prerequisite

There are no prerequisites if the student is enrolled in the gerontology graduate certificate program. If the student is an undergrad, they must have taken SOC 340 and SOC 110

General Education

Offered

  • Spring