SS-570 The Psychology of Aging

SS-570 The Psychology of Aging

3 class hours 3 credits
Prerequisite: SS-510

A multifaceted approach to the study of the aging process, including the effects of aging on learning, intelligence, personality, and emotional development. The role and status of the elderly person with respect to the family and society.  A cross-cultural examination of the situation of the aged person and an evaluation of the utility and limitations of institutional care.

SS-510 Psychology-PNET

Please note: Prior to enrolling in this class(or any other PNET course), students MUST review the requirements and complete the eLearning Readiness Test available at at the following Student Readiness eLearning Program link

3 class hours 3 credits
Prerequisite: BE-122 (or 226), or satisfactory score on the CUNY/ACT Assessment Test.

Introduction to the scientific study of behavior and mental processes. Topics include research methods, biological bases of brain and mind, sensation-perception, sleep and states of consciousness, learning-memory, development, cognition-intelligence, motivation-emotion, personality, abnormal psychology-therapy, and social psychology.  Research findings and principles related to everyday life.

*IN-Class Meetings: TBA

*OUT of Class (Online) Time

-For a 3 credit course, students should spend approximately 9 to 12 hrs/week working on assignments/studying.

-Given that this class meets Partially IN-Class (1hr 18 min) plan to spend at least 8-10 hrs outside of class           


eLearning Courses: PNET


• In a PNET, or blended course, some class meetings, anywhere from 25% - 75% of the regularly scheduled class time, are held on-campus.
• The remainder of the class is conducted online using the Blackboard or Epsilen Learning Management Systems (LMS).


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