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COMM 167 Communication and Aging

3 hours

Communication and Aging explores the ways in which communication affects, and is affected by, the aging process. Specifically, this course is designed to: 1) develop an increased awareness of factors associated with aging that affect or are affected by communication, 2) introduce students to the theory and research in the areas of communication and aging, 3) improve students' ability to evaluate behavioral and social science research, and 4) increase students' knowledge of the basic issues involved in this area of research enabling them to engage in more effective intergenerational encounters.

Offered in the Adult Undergraduate program only.