Spring 2012 Class Schedule (SCC)



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GERON 300    Sociology of Aging    3 Units

Same As: FCS 330 and SOC 335
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGRD 110 and ENGWR 100 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 FCS 330 or GERON 300 or SOC 335.)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC P.Flaherty           West Sac WSC 114         20289 
Textbook
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.
GERON 300 will not be offered as an FCS 330 course this semester.


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

Same As: FCS 332 and PSYC 374
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: (ENGRD 110 and ENGWR 100), 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: Students will explore the description and explanation of the evolution of adult behavior over the life span. Topics include theoretical as well as practical approaches to understanding aging in terms of physical, cognitive, and socio-emotional development such as: the study of the nature and changes of capabilities, skills, feelings, emotions, and social behavior with age, aging stereotypes, social bonds, environmental factors, sexuality, physical health, mental health, death, and bereavement. (Credit for FCS 332 or PSYC 374 or GERON 302.)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
Sa        09:00AM-12:05PM LEC D.Batchelder         West Sac WSC 323         20290 
Textbook
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.
GERON 302 will not be offered as an FCS 332 course this semester.

Spring 2012 Class Schedule

Updated: April 26, 2012