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Adulthood and Aging (PSY 215)

Term: 2016-2017 Academic Year Fall


Tina Bruno
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    PSY 215 (Formerly SS 242) - Adulthood and Aging

    This course provides an inter-disciplinary approach to its topic and considers the stigma of old age, the psychological problems of aging, the significance of individual differences in facing these problems, financial and legal strategies for surviving in old age, and the care and institutionalization of the elderly (3 Credits). Prerequisite: PSY 105


    PSY 215
    1. To study the life-span development, and review the research methods used to investigate development.
    2. To study the basic biological, intellectual, learning and memory, personality, and social changes that occur in adulthood.
    3. To examine the unique transitions and events particular to young adulthood, middle age, and old age for those of all races and ethnicities.
    4. To study the final event in life - death and dying.