GERO 501 Perspectives in Aging 3 Hours
Overview of the fundamental theories, issues and concepts in gerontology. Includes individual and societal aging; and disciplinary perspectives of adaptations and changes to aging.
Recent Term(s) Offered: spring 2016; fall 2016; spring 2017; fall 2017; spring 2018; fall 2018
GERO 503 Policy Foundations of Aging Services 3 Hours
Provides students with knowledge of the policy process and the politics of aging. Focuses on aging policy development and analysis by offering insight into relevant aging issues.
Recent Term(s) Offered: spring 2016; spring 2017; spring 2018
GERO 505 Development and Change of Aging Programs 3 Hours
Prepares students to develop gerontology programs and services for diverse aging populations. Provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to develop and/or administer services in the field of aging.
Recent Term(s) Offered: fall 2016; fall 2017; fall 2018
GERO 510 Current Issues in Aging 3 Hours (repeatable max of 6 hrs)
Addresses selected topics in aging presented at an advanced level considered key for gerontology professionals.
Recent Term(s) Offered: spring 2017
GERO 581 Global Aging 3 Hours
Provides an understanding of international population aging and explores the problems and solutions encountered in different sociocultural contexts for dealing with challenges and opportunities of aging.
Recent Term(s) Offered: None
GERO 590 Independent Study in Aging Studies 1-3 Hours (repeatable max of 3 hrs)
Supervised individual study and/or field-based experience in a topic or area of Gerontology of particular interest to the student.
Recent Term(s) Offered: spring 2016; fall 2018