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Winter 2003




SOCY 358  Contemporary Problems of Aging in Society               3 credits
Deals with issues in the field of aging, emphasizing those which are on the frontier of social concern and public debate, but are not generally covered in detail in survey courses. These include prospects and implications of an expanded life expectancy, ageism and poverty, victimization and abuse of the aged, institutions and centers for the aged, politics and conservatism, aging and sexuality, death and dying and others. Prerequisite: SOCY 101 or ANTH 211. For more information contact trela@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG
[0129] 9101 MTuWTh.....9:00am-12:10pm (SS  108)       TRELA, J


SOCY 397A Selected Topics in Sociology Environmental              3 credits
          Social Issues in Maryland                         
This course is a survey of various social and environmental concerns facing Maryland residents throughout the State: West Nile virus, cancer, pollution prevention, harmful algae blooms, residential radium, bioterrorism, rabies, hazardous waste, fish health issues, etc. The course will be organized around lectures, group projects, guest speakers, and class discussion. Prerequisite: SOCY 101, ANTH 211, HAPP 100, GEOG 120, EHS 200 or permission of the instructor. Note: Also listed as HAPP 398A. For more information contact servatiu@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG
[0130] 9101 MTuWF......1:00pm- 4:10pm (SS  409)       SERVATIUS, N


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