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GERO 208. Introduction to Gerontology (Diversity)

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Exploration of the processes of aging; introduction to issues of aging in contemporary society. A core course for the gerontology minor.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
Goal Area: GOAL AREA 5: HISTORY AND THE SOCIAL AND BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES


GERO 405. Aging and Diversity (Diversity)

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: The intersection of factors such as gender, race, ethnicity, culture, class, sexual orientation, geographic location, physical ability with aging.
Semester Offered: Fall
Goal Area: GOAL AREA 5: HISTORY AND THE SOCIAL AND BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES


GERO 411. Aging Policy and Programs

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: The federal, state and local framework of services and programs for the aging.
Semester Offered: Fall


GERO 415. Gender and Aging (Diversity)

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Gender and aging in society. Gender issues unique to aging.
Semester Offered: DEMAND
Goal Area: GOAL AREA 5: HISTORY AND THE SOCIAL AND BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES


GERO 418. Images of Aging in Popular Culture

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Portrayals of aging, older adults and the aging process in popular culture and their impact on policies, interactions, stereotypes and self-perception.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


GERO 420. Ethics in Gerontology & Geriatrics

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Ethical dilemmas in aging practice and policy, including autonomy in decision-making; interdisciplinary and interprofessional practice; confidentiality, consent, and allocation of health care resources.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


GERO 425. Dementia and Aging

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: The nature, causes and treatment of dementia in later life, including concerns for family, caregiving and community practice.
Semester Offered: Fall


GERO 430. Elder Law

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Issues facing advocates and their clients regarding elder law. Elder rights and public policy and the role of society.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


GERO 435. Housing, Transportation & Aging

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Housing and transportation needs of older persons and housing options available to them. Issues of working with older persons in a variety of housing settings.
Semester Offered: Spring


GERO 440. Seminar

Credits: 1-3 View Details
Description: Analysis of issues or topics in the field of aging. A specific topic will be selected each time the course is offered. May be repeated.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


GERO 444. Internship

Credits: 3-12 View Details
Description: Supervised field experience in an agency, program, business or institution working with or on behalf of older adults. Arranged by contract between site supervisor, faculty supervisor and student.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


GERO 465. Health and Aging

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Physiological and cognitive processes of human aging within context of environmental, societal and lifestyle factors which promote healthy aging.
Semester Offered: Spring


GERO 470. Global Aging (Diversity)

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Aging as a global phenomenon. Demographic trends, historical influences and lived experience. Focus on intersection of gender, ethnicity, geography, and class.
Semester Offered: DEMAND
Goal Area:
  • GOAL AREA 5: HISTORY AND THE SOCIAL AND BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES
  • GOAL AREA 8: GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES


GERO 501. Credit By Arrangement

Credits: 1-3 View Details
Description: Credit By Arrangement.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer


GERO 505. Aging and Diversity

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: The intersection of factors such as gender, race, ethnicity, culture, class, sexual orientation, geographic location, physical ability with aging.
Semester Offered: Fall


GERO 511. Aging Policy and Programs

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: The federal, state and local framework of services and programs for the aging.
Semester Offered: Fall


GERO 515. Gender and Aging

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Gender and aging in society and gender issues that are unique to aging.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


GERO 518. Images of Aging in Popular Culture

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Portrayals of aging, older adults and the aging process in popular culture and their impact on policies, interactions, stereotypes and self-perception.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


GERO 520. Ethics in Gerontology & Geriatrics

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Explores ethical dilemmas in aging practice and policy, including autonomy in decision-making; interdisciplinary and interprofessional practice; confidentiality, consent and allocation of health care resources.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


GERO 525. Dementia and Aging

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: The nature, causes and treatment of dementia in later life, including concerns for family, caregiving and community practice.
Semester Offered: Fall


GERO 530. Elder Law

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Issues facing advocates and their clients regarding elder law. Elder rights and public policy and the role of society.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


GERO 535. Housing, Transportation & Aging

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Housing and transportation needs of older persons and housing options available to them. Issues of working with older persons in a variety of housing settings.
Semester Offered: Spring


GERO 540. Seminar

Credits: 1-3 View Details
Description: Analysis of issues or topics in the field of aging. A specific topic will be selected each time the course is offered. May be repeated.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


GERO 565. Health and Aging

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Physiological and cognitive processes of human aging within context of environmental, societal and lifestyle factors which promote healthy aging.
Semester Offered: Spring


GERO 570. Global Aging

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Aging as a global phenomenon. Demographic trends, historical influences and lived experience. Focus on intersection of gender, ethnicity, geography, and class.
Semester Offered: DEMAND






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