PSH 436 Psychology of Aging (A)

Prerequisites: PSH 301 and PSH 341 or PSH 352 and PSH 322 or PSH 351 and PSH 331 or PSH 332 and PSH 384 or PSH 484 and PSH 334 or PSH 486.

This capstone course involves the study of aging from many areas of psychology, all examined from a gerontological perspective, in a writing intensive, low enrollment seminar. Students experience an overview of the psychology of aging, including topics such as research methods in aging; physical changes associated with age, including the psychological impact of physical change; memory changes; retirement; and death and bereavement. 3 Cr.