An introduction to aging in light of sociological theories and current research; comparative analysis of aging in traditional and industrialized societies, with an emphasis on Canadian society.
Instructor: Jeanette Auger
Prerequisites: 6 credit hours from SOCI 1006, 1106 or 6 hours from 1013/1023/1033/1113 or equivalent. SOCI 2343 is open to those registered in the Health Sciences Option without the usual prerequisites.
Course Type: Online; Continuous-intake. Register anytime and learn at your own pace
In this course, you'll explore the sociological implications of Canada's steadily increasing population of persons aged 65 and over.
You'll build your understanding through an interesting mix of tasks that includes research, interviewing an older person, and reviewing literature.