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GO 262 - Aging in America: Aging Programs, Services, Systems, and Policies

Credits: 3
Contact Hours: 3
Prerequisites: None

Corequisites: None

College Level Prerequisites: None
Description: An analysis and description of the developing field of gerontology. The course consists of an in-depth study of needs of the elderly such as legal information, social security, tax relief, health, home and personal safety, nutrition and food purchasing, political power, mobilizing grass roots support groups, resources in the community for senior citizens, consumerism, and transportation. Discussions of the institutional interrelations that affect the elderly; analysis of changes needed in American society to aid senior citizens. GO 262 and SO 262 are equivalent courses. Students will not receive credit for both.

Department Consent: No Consent
General Education Distribution Category Met: None

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