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Class Schedule For Gerontology - Fall2022

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Table Of Contents

GERO 100 - Aging Issues In Contem Am (3 Units)

Introduction to the field of Gerontology and how the discipline addresses society's aging needs. An examination of current issues in gerontology using a life span perspective focusing on older adults' needs/concerns along life's continuum in various environments. Major topics include implications of the demographic imperative, common aging changes/conditions, myths and stereotypes, effects of health/illness on individual and family roles, basic social issues and policies arising from the graying of America, and media, cultural and gender influences.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for GERO 100 Section 01 85518 1 Lecture 40/0 M ARC1011 0530PM-0820PM Sewell,Carol M GE AREA D
02 book for GERO 100 Section 02 85892 1 Lecture 40/0 M ARC1010 0530PM-0820PM Ranjo,Terrence GE AREA D

GERO 101 - Elder Care Srvcs+Strat (3 Units)

Exploration and analysis of the older adult service continuum within the context of changing diverse societal needs, service availability and accessibility, current public policy, and administrative and management issues facing care providers. A multidisciplinary examination of the spectrum of services and programs targeted for older adults and their families. Includes information and referral processes and agencies, recreational and social options, housing alternatives, in-home, residential and skilled care options, including health care eligibility criteria, funding sources, and adult protective services.

Note: This is a service learning course.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for GERO 101 Section 01 85166 1 Lecture 35/0 R ARC1007 0530PM-0820PM Abah,Theresa

GERO 102 - Soc Pol For An Aging Soc (3 Units)

Explores context and process for policy making by national and California state governments including ethical dimensions. Applications are developed from students' and instructor's areas of interest including K-12 and higher education, land-use policy, and aging issues such as elder advocacy, Social Security, and Medicare/Medicaid. Provides background and skills for entry level positions in public or non-profit organizations.

Cross Listed: PPA 100; only one may be counted for credit.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for GERO 102 Section 01 Zero Cost Book 85277 1 Lecture 35/0 WEBONLINE - Koss,Catheryn ZCCM

GERO 103 - Care Mgmt Gero Practice (3 Units)

Students will analyze issues, services, methods, and interventions related to practice for older adult care, their families, and caregivers. Outcomes include understanding the of unique characteristics/needs of older adults, systems approach to working with older adults, issues affecting service delivery (diversity, gender, ethics, special health, mental health needs), basic practice skills for effective service delivery to older adults and families/caregivers, attitudes and roles when working with older adults, and the business practices of geriatric care management.

Note: This is a service learning course.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for GERO 103 Section 01 85278 1 Lecture 30/0 T ARC1007 0530PM-0820PM Abah,Theresa Y

GERO 121 - Strategies for Optimal Aging (3 Units)

This course is an in-depth, interdisciplinary, and holistic exploration of health promotion and adaptation paradigms that facilitate optimal and productive longevity. Hardiness and self-efficacy theories along with expectations and experiences enhancing quality of life are explored. Interactions among such variables as activity, diet, exercise, work/leisure, attitudes/beliefs, humor, living environments, spirituality, and social networks are investigated within the contexts of gender, economic, and cultural perspectives.

Cross listed: GERO 221

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for GERO 121 Section 01 85279 1 Lecture 40/0 M ARC1007 0530PM-0820PM Jensen,Donna M
02 book for GERO 121 Section 02 85893 1 Lecture 35/0 M LIB53 0530PM-0820PM Staff

GERO 122 - Managing Disorders in Elders (3 Units)

Offers in-depth study/analysis of prevalent pathophysiological-based diseases and psychological disorders commonly experienced by older adults and frail elder populations. Disease/disorder causes and the effects of chronic illness on individuals¿ activities of daily living, sexuality, relationships, and coping abilities with changing lifestyles are examined using a life course framework and evidenced-based research. Assessment tools, lab value changes, medication needs, complications/disabilities, traditional/alternative treatments and ethical issues rising from meeting needs are investigated along with implications for caregivers.

Paired Course: GERO 222

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for GERO 122 Section 01 Zero Cost Book 85223 1 Lecture 40/0 W ARC1007 0530PM-0820PM Sharpp,Tara ZCCM

GERO 123 - Research on Aging (3 Units)

Analysis, evaluation, and application of existent gerontological research. Hands-on practice carrying out aging-related research projects, including defining the research question, selecting data collection tools, collecting and analyzing quantitative and qualitative data, and presenting results in narrative and visual formats. Special emphasis on connecting gerontological theory, research, and interdisciplinary practice, accommodating participants with sensory, physical, or cognitive limitations, and ethical issues.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for GERO 123 Section 01 Zero Cost Book 85486 1 Lecture 30/0 T MRP1011 0130PM-0245PM Koss,Catheryn UB5,ZCCM
02 book for GERO 123 Section 02 Zero Cost Book 86948 1 Lecture 30/0 R MRP1011 0130PM-0245PM Koss,Catheryn UB5,ZCCM
03 book for GERO 123 Section 03 Zero Cost Book 87260 1 Lecture 35/0 M AMD220 0300PM-0415PM Koss,Catheryn UB5,ZCCM

GERO 124 - Perspectives on Death & Dying (3 Units)

Examination of the beliefs, attitudes, and behaviors associated with death and dying. Topics covered include children's and adult's concepts of dying and death; causes and types of death; self-destructive behavior; grief and mourning in the dying person and their survivors; physicians' aid in dying and other legal and ethical issues; and cross-cultural and historical perspectives on death.

Prerequisite: Student's academic level must be Junior of higher to enroll in this class.

Cross listed: PSYC 151

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for GERO 124 Section 01 85506 1 Lecture 20/8 T AMD314 0530PM-0820PM Anderson,Suzanne E

GERO 130 - Gerontology Practicum (3 Units)

Supervised practicum experience in a community agency planning for or delivering professional services to older adults. This practicum experience is part of two culminating courses for the major and focuses on application of the interdisciplinary nature of the discipline while affording students direct, hands on experiences. Includes a field seminar. Seminar discussions focus on the application of gerontological concepts derived from all gerontology courses and are applied to each student's specific practicum area.

Note: This is a service learning course.

Prerequisite: 24 Major units including GERO 101, GERO 102, GERO 103, GERO 121, GERO 122 and instructor permission.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for GERO 130 Section 01 85167 1 Practicum 5/0 F EUR315 0900AM-1230PM Jensen,Donna M I
** Meets 09/02/2022 to 09/02/2022 **
01 book for GERO 130 Section 01 85167 1 Practicum 5/0 F EUR315 0900AM-1100AM Staff I
** Meets 09/16/2022 to 09/16/2022 **
01 book for GERO 130 Section 01 85167 1 Practicum 5/0 F EUR315 0900AM-1100AM Staff I
** Meets 09/30/2022 to 09/30/2022 **
01 book for GERO 130 Section 01 85167 1 Practicum 5/0 F EUR315 0900AM-1100AM Staff I
** Meets 10/14/2022 to 10/14/2022 **
01 book for GERO 130 Section 01 85167 1 Practicum 5/0 F EUR315 0900AM-1100AM Staff I
** Meets 10/28/2022 to 10/28/2022 **
01 book for GERO 130 Section 01 85167 1 Practicum 5/0 F EUR315 0900AM-1100AM Staff I
** Meets 11/18/2022 to 11/18/2022 **
01 book for GERO 130 Section 01 85167 1 Practicum 5/0 F EUR315 0900AM-1100AM Staff I
** Meets 12/02/2022 to 12/02/2022 **
02 book for GERO 130 Section 02 85297 1 Practicum 5/3 F SLN3008 0900AM-1230PM Abah,Theresa I
** Meets 09/02/2022 to 09/02/2022 **
02 book for GERO 130 Section 02 85297 1 Practicum 5/3 F SLN3008 0900AM-1100AM Staff I
** Meets 09/16/2022 to 09/16/2022 **
02 book for GERO 130 Section 02 85297 1 Practicum 5/3 F SLN3008 0900AM-1100AM Staff I
** Meets 09/30/2022 to 09/30/2022 **
02 book for GERO 130 Section 02 85297 1 Practicum 5/3 F SLN3008 0900AM-1100AM Staff I
** Meets 10/14/2022 to 10/14/2022 **
02 book for GERO 130 Section 02 85297 1 Practicum 5/3 F SLN3008 0900AM-1100AM Staff I
** Meets 10/28/2022 to 10/28/2022 **
02 book for GERO 130 Section 02 85297 1 Practicum 5/3 F SLN3008 0900AM-1100AM Staff I
** Meets 11/18/2022 to 11/18/2022 **
02 book for GERO 130 Section 02 85297 1 Practicum 5/3 F SLN3008 0900AM-1100AM Staff I
** Meets 12/02/2022 to 12/02/2022 **

GERO 131 - Gerontology Capstone Practicum (3 Units)

Supervised internship experience in a community agency planning for or delivering professional services to older adults. This capstone practicum experience builds on the first internship course and is the final culminating course for the major and focuses on advanced application of the interdisciplinary nature of the discipline while affording students direct, hands on experiences. Includes a field seminar. Seminar discussions focus on the application of gerontologic concepts derived from all gerontology courses and are applied to each student's specific Practicum area.

Note: This is a service learning course. Minors may take this course without taking GERO 130

Prerequisite: 36 Major units including GERO 101, GERO 102, GERO 103, GERO 121, GERO 122, GERO 130 and instructor permission.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for GERO 131 Section 01 85168 1 Independent Study 12/10 F EUR315 0900AM-1230PM Jensen,Donna M I,Y
** Meets 09/02/2022 to 09/02/2022 **
01 book for GERO 131 Section 01 85168 1 Independent Study 12/10 F EUR315 0900AM-1100AM Staff I,Y
** Meets 09/16/2022 to 09/16/2022 **
01 book for GERO 131 Section 01 85168 1 Independent Study 12/10 F EUR315 0900AM-1100AM Staff I,Y
** Meets 09/30/2022 to 09/30/2022 **
01 book for GERO 131 Section 01 85168 1 Independent Study 12/10 F EUR315 0900AM-1100AM Staff I,Y
** Meets 10/14/2022 to 10/14/2022 **
01 book for GERO 131 Section 01 85168 1 Independent Study 12/10 F EUR315 0900AM-1100AM Staff I,Y
** Meets 10/28/2022 to 10/28/2022 **
01 book for GERO 131 Section 01 85168 1 Independent Study 12/10 F EUR315 0900AM-1100AM Staff I,Y
** Meets 11/18/2022 to 11/18/2022 **
01 book for GERO 131 Section 01 85168 1 Independent Study 12/10 F EUR315 0900AM-1100AM Staff I,Y
** Meets 12/02/2022 to 12/02/2022 **
02 book for GERO 131 Section 02 85300 1 Independent Study 12/6 F SLN3008 0900AM-1230PM Abah,Theresa I,Y
** Meets 09/02/2022 to 09/02/2022 **
02 book for GERO 131 Section 02 85300 1 Independent Study 12/6 F SLN3008 0900AM-1100AM Staff I,Y
** Meets 09/16/2022 to 09/16/2022 **
02 book for GERO 131 Section 02 85300 1 Independent Study 12/6 F SLN3008 0900AM-1100AM Staff I,Y
** Meets 09/30/2022 to 09/30/2022 **
02 book for GERO 131 Section 02 85300 1 Independent Study 12/6 F SLN3008 0900AM-1100AM Staff I,Y
** Meets 10/14/2022 to 10/14/2022 **
02 book for GERO 131 Section 02 85300 1 Independent Study 12/6 F SLN3008 0900AM-1100AM Staff I,Y
** Meets 10/28/2022 to 10/28/2022 **
02 book for GERO 131 Section 02 85300 1 Independent Study 12/6 F SLN3008 0900AM-1100AM Staff I,Y
** Meets 11/18/2022 to 11/18/2022 **
02 book for GERO 131 Section 02 85300 1 Independent Study 12/6 F SLN3008 0900AM-1100AM Staff I,Y
** Meets 12/02/2022 to 12/02/2022 **
03 book for GERO 131 Section 03 85396 1 Independent Study 10/10 F SLN4008 0900AM-1230PM Staff I,Y
** Meets 09/02/2022 to 09/02/2022 **
03 book for GERO 131 Section 03 85396 1 Independent Study 10/10 F SLN4008 0900AM-1100AM Staff I,Y
** Meets 09/16/2022 to 09/16/2022 **
03 book for GERO 131 Section 03 85396 1 Independent Study 10/10 F SLN4008 0900AM-1100AM Staff I,Y
** Meets 09/30/2022 to 09/30/2022 **
03 book for GERO 131 Section 03 85396 1 Independent Study 10/10 F SLN4008 0900AM-1100AM Staff I,Y
** Meets 10/14/2022 to 10/14/2022 **
03 book for GERO 131 Section 03 85396 1 Independent Study 10/10 F SLN4008 0900AM-1100AM Staff I,Y
** Meets 10/28/2022 to 10/28/2022 **
03 book for GERO 131 Section 03 85396 1 Independent Study 10/10 F SLN4008 0900AM-1100AM Staff I,Y
** Meets 11/18/2022 to 11/18/2022 **
03 book for GERO 131 Section 03 85396 1 Independent Study 10/10 F SLN4008 0900AM-1100AM Staff I,Y
** Meets 12/02/2022 to 12/02/2022 **
04 book for GERO 131 Section 04 85311 1 Independent Study 5/5 F AMD362 0900AM-1230PM Staff I,Y
** Meets 09/02/2022 to 09/02/2022 **
04 book for GERO 131 Section 04 85311 1 Independent Study 5/5 F AMD362 0900AM-1100AM Staff I,Y
** Meets 09/16/2022 to 09/16/2022 **
04 book for GERO 131 Section 04 85311 1 Independent Study 5/5 F AMD362 0900AM-1100AM Staff I,Y
** Meets 09/30/2022 to 09/30/2022 **
04 book for GERO 131 Section 04 85311 1 Independent Study 5/5 F AMD362 0900AM-1100AM Staff I,Y
** Meets 10/14/2022 to 10/14/2022 **
04 book for GERO 131 Section 04 85311 1 Independent Study 5/5 F AMD362 0900AM-1100AM Staff I,Y
** Meets 10/28/2022 to 10/28/2022 **
04 book for GERO 131 Section 04 85311 1 Independent Study 5/5 F AMD362 0900AM-1100AM Staff I,Y
** Meets 11/18/2022 to 11/18/2022 **
04 book for GERO 131 Section 04 85311 1 Independent Study 5/5 F AMD362 0900AM-1100AM Staff I,Y
** Meets 12/02/2022 to 12/02/2022 **
05 book for GERO 131 Section 05 85337 1 Independent Study 5/5 F RVR1012 0900AM-1230PM Staff I,Y
** Meets 09/02/2022 to 09/02/2022 **
05 book for GERO 131 Section 05 85337 1 Independent Study 5/5 F RVR1012 0900AM-1100AM Staff I,Y
** Meets 09/16/2022 to 09/16/2022 **
05 book for GERO 131 Section 05 85337 1 Independent Study 5/5 F RVR1012 0900AM-1100AM Staff I,Y
** Meets 09/30/2022 to 09/30/2022 **
05 book for GERO 131 Section 05 85337 1 Independent Study 5/5 F RVR1012 0900AM-1100AM Staff I,Y
** Meets 10/14/2022 to 10/14/2022 **
05 book for GERO 131 Section 05 85337 1 Independent Study 5/5 F RVR1012 0900AM-1100AM Staff I,Y
** Meets 10/28/2022 to 10/28/2022 **
05 book for GERO 131 Section 05 85337 1 Independent Study 5/5 F RVR1012 0900AM-1100AM Staff I,Y
** Meets 11/18/2022 to 11/18/2022 **
05 book for GERO 131 Section 05 85337 1 Independent Study 5/5 F RVR1012 0900AM-1100AM Staff I,Y
** Meets 12/02/2022 to 12/02/2022 **
06 book for GERO 131 Section 06 85338 1 Independent Study 5/5 F RVR1010 0900AM-1230PM Staff I,Y
** Meets 09/02/2022 to 09/02/2022 **
06 book for GERO 131 Section 06 85338 1 Independent Study 5/5 F RVR1010 0900AM-1100AM Staff I,Y
** Meets 09/16/2022 to 09/16/2022 **
06 book for GERO 131 Section 06 85338 1 Independent Study 5/5 F RVR1010 0900AM-1100AM Staff I,Y
** Meets 09/30/2022 to 09/30/2022 **
06 book for GERO 131 Section 06 85338 1 Independent Study 5/5 F RVR1010 0900AM-1100AM Staff I,Y
** Meets 10/14/2022 to 10/14/2022 **
06 book for GERO 131 Section 06 85338 1 Independent Study 5/5 F RVR1010 0900AM-1100AM Staff I,Y
** Meets 10/28/2022 to 10/28/2022 **
06 book for GERO 131 Section 06 85338 1 Independent Study 5/5 F RVR1010 0900AM-1100AM Staff I,Y
** Meets 11/18/2022 to 11/18/2022 **
06 book for GERO 131 Section 06 85338 1 Independent Study 5/5 F RVR1010 0900AM-1100AM Staff I,Y
** Meets 12/02/2022 to 12/02/2022 **
07 book for GERO 131 Section 07 85339 1 Independent Study 5/5 F RVR1004 0900AM-1230PM Staff I,Y
** Meets 09/02/2022 to 09/02/2022 **
07 book for GERO 131 Section 07 85339 1 Independent Study 5/5 F RVR1004 0900AM-1100AM Staff I,Y
** Meets 09/16/2022 to 09/16/2022 **
07 book for GERO 131 Section 07 85339 1 Independent Study 5/5 F RVR1004 0900AM-1100AM Staff I,Y
** Meets 09/30/2022 to 09/30/2022 **
07 book for GERO 131 Section 07 85339 1 Independent Study 5/5 F RVR1004 0900AM-1100AM Staff I,Y
** Meets 10/14/2022 to 10/14/2022 **
07 book for GERO 131 Section 07 85339 1 Independent Study 5/5 F RVR1004 0900AM-1100AM Staff I,Y
** Meets 10/28/2022 to 10/28/2022 **
07 book for GERO 131 Section 07 85339 1 Independent Study 5/5 F RVR1004 0900AM-1100AM Staff I,Y
** Meets 11/18/2022 to 11/18/2022 **
07 book for GERO 131 Section 07 85339 1 Independent Study 5/5 F RVR1004 0900AM-1100AM Staff I,Y
** Meets 12/02/2022 to 12/02/2022 **

GERO 199 - Special Problems (1-3 Units)

Independent research, project, or directed reading.

Note: Open to students who are capable of independent work. A maximum of 3 units may count toward elective major requirements.

Prerequisite: Advanced approval of project goal and objectives by program director.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for GERO 199 Section 01 85394 1 Independent Study 3/3 - Staff

GERO 221 - Strategies for Optimal Aging (3 Units)

This course is an in-depth, interdisciplinary, and holistic exploration of health promotion and adaptation paradigms that facilitate optimal and productive longevity. Hardiness and self-efficacy theories along with expectations and experiences enhancing quality of life are explored. Interactions among such variables as activity, diet, exercise, work/leisure, attitudes/beliefs, humor, living environments, spirituality, and social networks are investigated within the contexts of gender, economic, and cultural perspectives.

Cross listed: GERO 121

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for GERO 221 Section 01 85640 1 Lecture 5/5 M ARC1007 0530PM-0820PM Jensen,Donna M

GERO 222 - Managing Disorders in Elders (3 Units)

This course examines prevalent health issues commonly experienced by older adults. The course utilizes an interprofessional evidence-based approach to address the impact of chronic illness and related issues on older adults, their families, and caregivers. The focus of this course is on health promotion and includes holistic therapies and ethical issues that arise in late-life care.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for GERO 222 Section 01 Zero Cost Book 85641 1 Lecture 5/5 W ARC1007 0530PM-0820PM Sharpp,Tara ZCCM

GERO 299 - Special Problems (1-3 Units)

Independent research, project, or directed reading. Open to students who are capable of independent work. A maximum of 3 units may count toward elective major requirements. Advanced approval of project goal and objectives by program director.

Prerequisite: Instructor permission.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for GERO 299 Section 01 85465 1 Thesis Research 5/5 - Staff

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Class Attribute Codes

GE AREA D - GE AREA D

I - Service Learning Internship

UB5 - Upper Division Further Studies in Area B5

Y - Teacher Credential Program Course

ZCCM - Zero Cost Course Materials

Session Codes

1 - Regular Academic Session (08/29/2022 to 12/09/2022)