Fall 2015 Class Schedule (SCC)



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GERON 300    Sociology of Aging    3 Units

Same As: SOC 335
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGRD 110 and ENGWR 101 or ESLR 340 and ESLW 340 and ESL 114; and FCS 324; and LIBR 318 with grades of "C" or better.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); AA/AS Area III(b); CSU Area D0; CSU Area E1; IGETC Area 4J
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: In this course students will examine the aging process with emphasis on social factors affecting and affected by an aging population. The course includes an analysis of demographics, history of aging in America, social conditions, resources and support systems, employment, retirement, social class, and cultural differences. Students will be encouraged to reflect on their status in the sociology of aging process. (Credit awarded for GERON 300 or SOC 335.)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Foley              SCC MAIN Online          16167 
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Online Class. Mandatory Course Orientations are scheduled at both the SCC Main Campus, and at the Davis Center. Enrolled students (and students wishing to add) must visit the instructor's web site at http://www.scc.losrios.edu/joannfoley/orientation/ for details.


GERON 301    The Biology and Physiology of Aging    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course will be a broad examination of the biological principles that cause aging and age-related disease. Concepts covered in this course include: how the rate of biological aging is measured, what mechanisms underlie cellular aging, genetic pathways that affect longevity in various organisms, and consideration of the implications of modulating the rate of aging and longevity. This course is intended for undergraduate students in a variety of majors.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC J.Coppola            SCC MAIN LIH 101         20043 
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On-Campus

Fall 2015 Class Schedule

Updated: August 28, 2015