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    Florida State College at Jacksonville
  Sep 30, 2020
2019-2020 Catalog [Aug. 2019-Aug. 2020] 
2019-2020 Catalog [Aug. 2019-Aug. 2020] [Archived Catalog]

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HUS 3574 - Aging and Family Dynamics

This course examines aging and its connection to the family from a psychosocial, multidisciplinary, and multicultural perspective. This class introduces the student to theories and methods in the study of aging. Issues in aging, including how aging is defined and its importance from a demographic and social perspective are discussed. The student is also introduced to biological, psychological, and social consequences of aging, including intimacy, caregiving, friends, living arrangements, working and retirement, and death and dying. Social policy implications are also addressed.

Prerequisites: HUS 3105 and HUS 3351, each with a grade of "C" or better.
Corequisites: None.
Credit Hours: 3
Contact Hours: 3
Conditions: None.
Degrees Offered: B.S.

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