Class Schedule

Class Schedule For Gerontology - Spring2022

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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 35626 1 Lecture 40/1 M ARC1011 0530PM-0820PM Sewell,Carol M GE AREA D
02 book for GERO 100 Section 02 36888 1 Lecture 40/3 M AMD240 0530PM-0820PM Ranjo,Terrence GE AREA D

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

Exploration and analysis of the "elder care 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, 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 35115 1 Lecture 35/6 R ARC1007 0530PM-0820PM Koss,Catheryn
Abah,Theresa
R,S,SVC LRN

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.

Prerequisite: GOVT 1 or GOVT 150 or equivalent.

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 35213 1 Lecture 40/2 WEBONLINE - Koss,Catheryn AB386,FL

GERO 103 - Care Mgmt Gero Practice (3 Units)

Students will analyze issues, services, and interventions related to care management with older adults. They will apply strategies for identifying and accessing services targeted for older adults, their families/caregivers. Students will develop an understanding of unique characteristics/needs of elders, the systems approach to working with elders, issues affecting service delivery to this population, and basic practice skills for effective service delivery to elders and families/caregivers. Students have the opportunity to work with individuals residing in a senior residential community.

Prerequisite: GERO 101

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 34982 1 Lecture 40/26 T ARC1007 0530PM-0820PM Abah,Theresa
Koss,Catheryn
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 35114 1 Lecture 40/0 M ARC1007 0530PM-0820PM Nevins,Michelle L

GERO 122 - Managing Disorders in Elders (3 Units)

Study and 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.

Prerequisite: GERO 121

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for GERO 122 Section 01 35116 1 Lecture 40/18 W ARC1007 0530PM-0820PM Sharpp,Tara

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 35331 1 Lecture 20/11 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 34983 1 Practicum 6/3 F MND3007 0900AM-1230PM Abah,Theresa
Jensen,Donna M
I
02 book for GERO 130 Section 02 35127 1 Practicum 12/11 F SLN3008 0900AM-1230PM Anderson,Suzanne E I
** Meets 01/28/2022 to 01/28/2022 **
02 book for GERO 130 Section 02 35127 1 Practicum 12/11 F SLN3008 0900AM-1100AM Staff I
** Meets 02/11/2022 to 02/11/2022 **
02 book for GERO 130 Section 02 35127 1 Practicum 12/11 F SLN3008 0900AM-1100AM Staff I
** Meets 02/25/2022 to 02/25/2022 **
02 book for GERO 130 Section 02 35127 1 Practicum 12/11 F SLN3008 0900AM-1100AM Staff I
** Meets 03/11/2022 to 03/11/2022 **
02 book for GERO 130 Section 02 35127 1 Practicum 12/11 F SLN3008 0900AM-1100AM Staff I
** Meets 04/01/2022 to 04/01/2022 **
02 book for GERO 130 Section 02 35127 1 Practicum 12/11 F SLN3008 0900AM-1100AM Staff I
** Meets 04/15/2022 to 04/15/2022 **
02 book for GERO 130 Section 02 35127 1 Practicum 12/11 F SLN3008 0900AM-1100AM Staff I
** Meets 04/29/2022 to 04/29/2022 **
03 book for GERO 130 Section 03 35128 1 Practicum 6/4 F MND4005 0900AM-1230PM Sewell,Carol M I
** Meets 01/28/2022 to 01/28/2022 **
03 book for GERO 130 Section 03 35128 1 Practicum 6/4 F MND4005 0900AM-1100AM Staff I
** Meets 02/11/2022 to 02/11/2022 **
03 book for GERO 130 Section 03 35128 1 Practicum 6/4 F MND4005 0900AM-1100AM Staff I
** Meets 02/25/2022 to 02/25/2022 **
03 book for GERO 130 Section 03 35128 1 Practicum 6/4 F MND4005 0900AM-1100AM Staff I
** Meets 03/11/2022 to 03/11/2022 **
03 book for GERO 130 Section 03 35128 1 Practicum 6/4 F MND4005 0900AM-1100AM Staff I
** Meets 04/01/2022 to 04/01/2022 **
03 book for GERO 130 Section 03 35128 1 Practicum 6/4 F MND4005 0900AM-1100AM Staff I
** Meets 04/15/2022 to 04/15/2022 **
03 book for GERO 130 Section 03 35128 1 Practicum 6/4 F MND4005 0900AM-1100AM Staff I
** Meets 04/29/2022 to 04/29/2022 **

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 34984 1 Independent Study 6/0 F MND3007 0900AM-1230PM Abah,Theresa
Jensen,Donna M
I
02 book for GERO 131 Section 02 35130 1 Independent Study 5/0 F SLN3008 0900AM-1230PM Anderson,Suzanne E I
** Meets 01/28/2022 to 01/28/2022 **
02 book for GERO 131 Section 02 35130 1 Independent Study 5/0 F SLN3008 0900AM-1100AM Staff I
** Meets 02/11/2022 to 02/11/2022 **
02 book for GERO 131 Section 02 35130 1 Independent Study 5/0 F SLN3008 0900AM-1100AM Staff I
** Meets 02/25/2022 to 02/25/2022 **
02 book for GERO 131 Section 02 35130 1 Independent Study 5/0 F SLN3008 0900AM-1100AM Staff I
** Meets 03/11/2022 to 03/11/2022 **
02 book for GERO 131 Section 02 35130 1 Independent Study 5/0 F SLN3008 0900AM-1100AM Staff I
** Meets 04/01/2022 to 04/01/2022 **
02 book for GERO 131 Section 02 35130 1 Independent Study 5/0 F SLN3008 0900AM-1100AM Staff I
** Meets 04/15/2022 to 04/15/2022 **
02 book for GERO 131 Section 02 35130 1 Independent Study 5/0 F SLN3008 0900AM-1100AM Staff I
** Meets 04/29/2022 to 04/29/2022 **
03 book for GERO 131 Section 03 35131 1 Independent Study 10/6 F MND4005 0900AM-1230PM Sewell,Carol M I
** Meets 01/28/2022 to 01/28/2022 **
03 book for GERO 131 Section 03 35131 1 Independent Study 10/6 F MND4005 0900AM-1100AM Staff I
** Meets 02/11/2022 to 02/11/2022 **
03 book for GERO 131 Section 03 35131 1 Independent Study 10/6 F MND4005 0900AM-1100AM Staff I
** Meets 02/25/2022 to 02/25/2022 **
03 book for GERO 131 Section 03 35131 1 Independent Study 10/6 F MND4005 0900AM-1100AM Staff I
** Meets 03/11/2022 to 03/11/2022 **
03 book for GERO 131 Section 03 35131 1 Independent Study 10/6 F MND4005 0900AM-1100AM Staff I
** Meets 04/01/2022 to 04/01/2022 **
03 book for GERO 131 Section 03 35131 1 Independent Study 10/6 F MND4005 0900AM-1100AM Staff I
** Meets 04/15/2022 to 04/15/2022 **
03 book for GERO 131 Section 03 35131 1 Independent Study 10/6 F MND4005 0900AM-1100AM Staff I
** Meets 04/29/2022 to 04/29/2022 **

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 35301 1 Lecture 40/39 M ARC1007 0530PM-0820PM Nevins,Michelle L

GERO 222 - 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.

Prerequisite: GERO 221

Cross Listed: GERO 122; 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 222 Section 01 35264 1 Lecture 5/4 W ARC1007 0530PM-0820PM Sharpp,Tara

GERO 295 - Internship/Project (3 Units)

Supervised fieldwork internship or project that is a culminating experience and applies learned gerontological theories and concepts in a community setting where planning, developing, or delivering services to older adults or their families occurs. Students choose an area of practice and negotiate their learning experiences or project with their faculty advisor and field supervisor. Advanced approval of project goal and objectives by program director are required.

Prerequisite: GERO 200, GERO 221, GERO 222.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for GERO 295 Section 01 37409 1 Independent Study 99/98 F MND4005 0900AM-1230PM Sewell,Carol M I
** Meets 01/28/2022 to 01/28/2022 **
01 book for GERO 295 Section 01 37409 1 Independent Study 99/98 F MND4005 0900AM-1100AM Staff I
** Meets 02/11/2022 to 02/11/2022 **
01 book for GERO 295 Section 01 37409 1 Independent Study 99/98 F MND4005 0900AM-1100AM Staff I
** Meets 02/25/2022 to 02/25/2022 **
01 book for GERO 295 Section 01 37409 1 Independent Study 99/98 F MND4005 0900AM-1100AM Staff I
** Meets 03/11/2022 to 03/11/2022 **
01 book for GERO 295 Section 01 37409 1 Independent Study 99/98 F MND4005 0900AM-1100AM Staff I
** Meets 04/01/2022 to 04/01/2022 **
01 book for GERO 295 Section 01 37409 1 Independent Study 99/98 F MND4005 0900AM-1100AM Staff I
** Meets 04/15/2022 to 04/15/2022 **
01 book for GERO 295 Section 01 37409 1 Independent Study 99/98 F MND4005 0900AM-1100AM Staff I
** Meets 04/29/2022 to 04/29/2022 **

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 37408 1 Thesis Research 99/98 - Koss,Catheryn
Abah,Theresa

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Class Attribute Codes

AB386 - On Line

FL - Fully Online (no In-Person Meetings Incl. Finals)

GE AREA D - GE AREA D

I - Service Learning Internship

R - Required Service Learning Course

S - Service Learning Course

SVC LRN - Service Learning Course

Y - Teacher Credential Program Course

Session Codes

1 - Regular Academic Session (01/24/2022 to 05/13/2022)