PAM 3230

PAM 3230

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2022-2023.

This course is designed to introduce students to important theories, concepts, and empirical findings in the study of aging and policy, giving them a deeper understanding of the issues people encounter as they grow older. While the course will primarily cover current U.S. policies and trends, we will also discuss some historical aspects and compare to policies found elsewhere.

When Offered Fall.

Distribution Category (SBA-HE)

  • Describe key public programs and policies designed to assist older adults and their families.
  • Explain how population aging intersects with public polices and related controversies about age-based policy.
  • Understand how federal, state, and local policies address policy challenges of caring for an aging population.
  • Evaluate the strengths, weaknesses, and trade-offs inherent in current age-based policy.

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 19620 PAM 3230   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person