Oct 20, 2020  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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FCL 435 - Family Gerontology

A review of the research literature on families in later life, focusing on family interactions and building family strengths. FCL 435 and FCL 545 are layered courses; students cannot receive credit for both.  Formerly FS 435, students may not receive credit for both. Course will be offered every year. Course will not have an established scheduling pattern.

Credits: (4)

Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Discuss societal attitudes of discrimination toward the elderly.
  • Evaluate issues in interpersonal relationships related to aging.
  • Identify issues, regulations, and services impacting the elderly.
  • Explain the typical physical, psychological, and social changes in later life.
  • Reflect on their personal feelings toward aging and working with older adults and their families.
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