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SHS 271   Communication and Aging   credit: 3 Hours.

Course introduces social and physical issues of communication and aging, with particular emphasis on intergenerational interactions and on the physical disabilities of aging (e.g., hearing loss, Parkinson's disease, strokes, dementia). Discourse analysis techniques are used to integrate the social and physical aspects of aging and communication that are discussed in class.
This course satisfies the General Education Criteria for:
Social Beh Sci - Soc Sci