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. May be taken for graduate credit. Additional work required for graduate students.

Credits

4

Prerequisite

SOC 110 or SOC 111 or GERO 101

General Education

Offered

  • Spring