Academic Catalog

Institute for Life Span Development and Gerontology (3006)

3006:450. Interdisciplinary Seminar in Life-Span Development & Gerontology. (2 Credits)

(May be repeated for a total of two credits) Prerequisite: Permission of instructor. Introduction to interdisciplinary study of gerontology including discussion of dimensions of aging, historical framework of aging in America, demographics, service systems, and current issues.

3006:485. Special Topics in Life-Span Development & Gerontology. (1-3 Credits)

Prerequisite: Permission of instructor. Specialized topics and current issues in life-span development or gerontology. Covers content or issues not currently addressed in other academic courses.

3006:486. Retirement Specialist. (2 Credits)

An investigation of issues related to the design and implementation of pre-retirement planning and examination of life-span planning education as employed by labor, business and education.

3006:490. Workshop in Life-Span Development & Gerontology. (1-3 Credits)

(May be repeated) Group studies of special topics in life-span development and gerontology. May not be used to meet certificate requirements. May be used for elective credit only.

3006:495. Practicum in Life-Span Development & Gerontology. (1-3 Credits)

(May be repeated) Prerequisite: permission. Supervised experience in research or community agency work.