W. Edward Folts, Ph.D.

Research Interests

  • Housing for Older Adults
  • Caregiving
  • Rural Issues in Aging

Courses Taught 

Graduate Courses

  • Contemporary Social Issues - Online
  • Programs and Services for Older Adults - Online
  • Housing for Older Adults - Online
  • Social Science Seminar
  • The Sociology of Adult Development and Aging
  • Programs and Services for the Aging
  • Research Problems II
  • Complex Organizations
  • Housing for the Elderly - Online
  • The Social Context of Programs and Services to the Elderly - Online

Undergraduate Courses

  • Research Methods I (off-campus program)
  • Research Methods II (off-campus program)
  • Marriage and Family Relationships
  • Social Gerontology
  • Introduction to Sociology
  • Introduction to Sociology (off-campus program)
  • Criminology
  • Aging in Society
  • Social Problems

The University of North Texas (name changed from North Texas State University in 1988)

Graduate Courses

  • Federal, State, and Local Programs for the Elderly
  • Social Gerontology
  • Adult Development and Aging
  • Housing the Elderly
  • Critical Issues in Aging
  • Retirement and Retirement Preparation
  • Grant Writing
  • Applied Research Methods
  • Developing Community Programs for the Aging
    • Crime and the Elderly

Undergraduate Courses

  • Social Gerontology
  • Quantitative Methods
Title: Professor
Department: Department of Sociology

Email address: Email me

Phone: (828) 262-6393

Office address
229B Chapell Wilson Hall


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