Department Information

Dr. Herbert Haines
Sharon Steadman (Acting)
Moffett Center, Room 2120
Phone: 607-753-2726
Fax: 607-753-5973
8 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday through Friday
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SOC 355 - Gender and the Life Course

Theoretically and practically examines the interlocking forces of gender and age within the context of society and the constraints of social structure, from a life course perspective. Topical areas will include the social construction of age and gender; structural inequalities that result in ageism and sexism across the life course; male and female experiences of aging that interact with gender to give rise to changed gender roles and relationships into later life. Category B. Prerequisite: SOC 100 or 150 or ANT 102. (3 cr. hr.)

Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.