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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


GERO 588. Type B Workshop

Credits: 1-3 View Details
Description: Area limited and specific subjects selected before workshop is announced. These workshops are designed to meet the needs of graduate students for continuing education or enrichment. Workshops numbered 588 may be included as a part of the graduate degree only with the specific approval of the adviser and the graduate dean. This approval may be obtained either by inclusion of the course at the time of program approval or through the petition process.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer


GERO 600. Special Problems

Credits: 1-3 View Details
Description: Independent study for advanced students wishing to work out a special problem in the major area of concentration.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer


GERO 620. Advanced Policy Issues in Gerontology

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: An in-depth exploration of key concepts and major issues in the field of aging. Students formulate positions on each major issue, based on lectures, readings, discussions.
Semester Offered: Spring


GERO 630. Aging and Community: Current Issues in Social Gero, Culture and Diversity

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Aging in the U.S. and globally. Interpersonal and instrumental concerns related to aging in different communities.
Semester Offered: Fall


GERO 644. Gerontology 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 650. Research Methods and Design in Gerontology

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Qualitative, quantitative, mixed methods and theoretical perspectives. Critique and analysis of current research in Gerontology. Research design and implementation.
Semester Offered: Fall


GERO 690. Selected Topics

Credits: 1-3 View Details
Description: May be repeated to a max. of 9 credits.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer


GERO 691. Enrollment Continuation

Credits: 1 View Details
Description: Intended for master's students who have completed all required coursework for a graduate program, but are still working on a culminating project (thesis, starred paper, portfolio, or internship) or other program requirements. Repeatable to 10 credits.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer


GERO 694. Selected Topics

Credits: 1-3 View Details
Description: May be repeated to a max. of 9 credits.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer


GERO 695. Temporary Workshop

Credits: 1-3 View Details
Description: Area limited and specific subjects selected before workshop is announced. These workshops are intended to support established degree programs and may be included on a student's approved program within the workshop limitations established for each program option.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer


GERO 696. Practicum (Plan C Option)

Credits: 6 View Details
Description: Internship, portfolio and final oral examination. Consent of adviser.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


GERO 697. Starred Paper (Plan B) Preparation

Credits: 1-6 View Details
Description:
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


GERO 699. Thesis

Credits: 1-6 View Details
Description:
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring






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