Tompkins Cortland Community College

HUMS111 - Introduction to Aging and Elder Studies


This course presents an introductory level, interdisciplinary approach to the study of aging in American society. Sociological, biological, psychological, and demographic perspectives on the aging process are considered. The course provides an overview of theory, research, and applied aspects of aging. Prerequisites: Prior completion or concurrent enrollment in ENGL 100, MATH 090, and RDNG 116 if required by placement testing. 3 Cr. (3 Lec.) Fall and spring semesters.