Dec 01, 2021  
Mansfield University 2014-2015 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
Mansfield University 2014-2015 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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SOC 3322 - SOCIOLOGY OF AGING


Analyzes the influence of social interaction upon the process, stages, and problems of aging, particularly of older age. Student-conducted oral history is utilized not only as a catalyst for intergenerational understanding and respect, but also as a therapeutic social work technique designed to enhance the self-image of older people by having them look back over their personal histories and through that process help them to meet the human need to attain a self-appreciation of the validity and significance of their lives.

Credits: 3 cr. Dual Listed/Cross Listed: SOC 5522. General Education Requirement: Approaches to Knowledge – Social and Behavioral Sciences,
Social Sciences



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