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GERONTOLOGY (GRN)
 
GRN 290 Special Topics 3 cr
This designation is used for interdisciplinary courses on aging on a variety of subjects. This course does not replace any course in a single discipline. May be repeated as long as the topic changes, up to a maximum of six semester hours.
 
GRN 490 Special Topics 3 cr
This course is designated for upper division students and graduate students, particularly those pursuing studies for the Certificate in Gerontology. The course content focuses on interdisciplinary treatments of various topics on aging. This course does not replace any course in a single discipline. (Examples of Special Topics: Trends and Issues in Gerontology; Leadership and Advocacy in Gerontology; Housing and Lifestyle Changes over the Life Course). May be repeated as long as the topic changes, up to a maximum of six semester hours.
 
GRN 494 Directed Studies 1-3 cr
Under the guidance of a faculty member, the student will pursue directed research or readings of an approved topic in Gerontology. May be repeated as long as the topic changes, to maximum of six semester hours. Requires permission of the Director of Gerontology.
 
GRN 496 Internship: Gerontology 3 or 6 cr
This course is to provide a practicum experience in gerontology in a setting selected by the student. The course emphasis is on the experiential learning process and outcomes. The undergraduate student will apply theoretical concepts in specific areas of interest related to aging and intergenerational relations. Interns will meet as a group three times during the semester for orientation, professional development, and evaluation activities. Prerequisites: Completion of Core Courses in Gerontology Certificate Program (undergraduate) or Minor. Permission of Director of Gerontology. Proof of insurance is required. The 3 hour internship requires 100 contact hours; the 6 hour internship requires 200 contact hours.
 
GRN 594 Directed Studies  
Under the guidance of a faculty member, the student will pursue directed research or readings on an approved topic in Gerontology. May be repeated as long as the topic changes, up to a maximum of six credit hours. Requires permission of the Director of Gerontology.
 
GRN 596 Internship: Gerontology 3 or 6 cr
The course is to provide a practicum experience in gerontology in a setting selected by the student. The course emphasis is on the experiential learning process and outcomes. The graduate student will apply theoretical concepts to leadership roles, conducting research and influencing social and health care policies related to aging and intergenerational relationships. Interns will meet as a group three times during the semester for orientation, professional development, and evaluation activities. Prerequisites: Completion of at least two graduate courses in Gerontology. Proof of insurance is required. The 3 hour internship requires 100 contact hours; the 6 hour internship requires 200 contact hours.
 
 

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