PSY 231 Social Gerontology (CFS)

Prerequisite: Completion of the Social Science Perspective

An introductory course intended for undergraduate students who are interested in learning more about aging and the field of gerontology. The course approaches aging from an interdisciplinary perspective, focusing on the physical, psychological, economic, and social changes that occur with age. This course also explores personal and societal attitudes toward aging and focuses on the diversity that is present in the older population. By the end of this course, students are expected to have a deeper understanding of the kinds of lives that older adults lead, with many of their stereotypes about the elderly having been challenged.


1 Course Credit

Cross Listed Courses

CFS 231