Introduction To Aging | St. Clair College
Course Code
SSW102
Course Credit
3

This course will examine the later period of the adult lifespan stressing the interaction of psychological socio-cultural and biological aspects of human aging and development. Emphasis is placed on examining the myths and misconceptions we have in our society concerning aging. General topics of this course will include: demographics; theories of aging and development; physiological cognitive emotional and social processes and issues affecting aging; and selected problems and transitions associated with the late adulthood lifestage.