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2017-2018 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Gerontology, A.B./B.A./B.S.


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Professors: Joel Alexander, Tamina Toray, Robert Winningham
Associate professor: Margaret Manoogian
Assistant professor: Melissa Cannon

Mission

Provide students with a multidisciplinary foundation of core knowledge and skills drawn from the fields of gerontology, psychology, social work, health, political science, communications and business. Students will gain competence in accessing, evaluating and integrating sources of knowledge within the field. They will develop and refine essential skills through service-learning and practicum experiences. Graduates will apply such knowledge and skills in a manner consistent with an understanding of professional standards and practice.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Identify the needs of older adults and assess different approaches to address those needs.
  2. Explain the cognitive, physical and social changes associated with older adulthood.
  3. Apply perspectives from two or more disciplines to understand the needs of older adults.

Electives (16)


Total Credits (58)


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