Fall 2014 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 23-Dec 18
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Foley              SCC MAIN Online          15953 
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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); CSU Area E1
Course Transferable to 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 23-Dec 18
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC J.Coppola            West Sac WSC 219         19529 
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Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.


GERON 302    Psychology of Aging: Adult Development and Aging    3 Units

Same As: PSYC 374
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGRD 110 and ENGWR 101, OR ESLR 340 and ESLW 340 and ESL 114, and FCS 324/PSYC 370, and LIBR 318 with grades of "C" or better
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b); CSU Area D9; CSU Area E1; IGETC Area ; IGETC Area 4I
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course examines the physical, psychological, social, and emotional aspects of the aging process including the interactions between the elderly and the rest of society. Topics include an analysis of stereotypes, social connections, environmental influences, sexuality, physical health, mental health, death, and bereavement. Credit may be earned for either PSYC 374 or GERON 302, but not both.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
TTh       02:30PM-03:50PM LEC G.Austin             West Sac WSC 323         15954 
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This is a designated Service-Learning Class. The instructor will provide Service-Learning opportunities.
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.

Fall 2014 Class Schedule

Updated: September 29, 2014