Introduction to essential information on aging and the field of gerontology. Counters ageist stereotypes, develops skills for translating research into practice, and provides an introductory survey course for the undergraduate certificate in aging. A-F only. (Crosslisted as IS 206)
Individual reading or research under supervision of COA-affiliated faculty.
Repeatable two times, up to nine credits. Freshmen and sophomores only. A-F only. Pre: instructor consent.
Examines health programs and policies that help kupuna and persons with disabilities stay healthy and independent, including Medicare. Will engage with local community partners for meaningful intergenerational activities and project-based learning. A-F only.
By 2050, more than a quarter of the world’s population will be 60 years of age or older. Explores what we know about aging today to encourage a lifetime of aging well. A-F only. Pre: PH 201 or SW 360 or WGSS 305 or PSY 100 or HDFS 230 or NURS 200; or consent. (Cross-listed as PH 435 and SW 435)
Provides a basic foundation for studies at the intersection of gerontology, health care, and the law and places an emphasis on proactive and preventive law for older adults in society. Junior standing or higher. A-F only. (Cross-listed as NURS 449)
Individual reading or research under supervision of COA-affiliated faculty. Repeatable two
times, up to nine credits. Juniors and seniors only. Pre: consent of instructor.