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An Undergraduate, interdisciplinary program in gerontology

An Undergraduate, interdisciplinary program in gerontology

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Published by University of North Carolina at Charlotte in Charlotte, NC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gerontology -- Study and teaching -- North Carolina.

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    ContributionsUniversity of North Carolina at Charlotte.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination17 p.
    Number of Pages17
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17749575M

    Gerontology majors study the human aging process and the biological, behavioral, and social changes associated with aging. One topic of study is the provision of services to older people and their families. The Gerontology Undergraduate Certificate program is located on Georgia Southern University Armstrong campus. Objectives The Gerontology Undergraduate Certificate program is designed to meet the following objectives: Students are presented with a theoretical and practical overview of the field of gerontology. The interdisciplinary nature of gerontology is emphasized.

    The graduate minor in gerontology consists of nine to 15 hours of aging-related course work approved as a graduate minor by the student's department/discipline. The MU Interdisciplinary Center on Aging will collaborate and provide assistance to both the student and his or her advisor. The Gerontology Program at UNC Charlotte began in the mids and includes students and faculty from many disciplines. We offer an undergraduate Gerontology Minor and a Graduate Certificate in Gerontology. The multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary nature of the program prepares students and professionals interested in specific careers in the.

    A certificate in gerontological studies, a multidisciplinary course of study, is available at the University of Missouri‑St. Louis. This program provides an opportunity for students to obtain a focused specialty in gerontology in addition to their majors. Created in , Towson University’s gerontology program was the first such undergraduate degree program offered within the University System of Maryland and is one of programs currently offered in the United States that leads to either a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree.


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Gerontology Interdisciplinary Program. Gerontology is the interdisciplinary study of the aging process and issues related to an aging society. Although interdisciplinary program in gerontology book of the focus of gerontology is on older adults and later life, the field recognizes the value of understanding the full life course—the human experience of aging.

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Administration on Aging.;]. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

The program development project described in this report was undertaken at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte to develop faculty expertise and experience in undergraduate teaching in gerontology and to lay the foundation for an interdisciplinary, undergraduate minor in gerontology.

Because of this, the growth of courses in gerontology has created a demand for appropriate textbooks, particularly at the graduate level.

Gerontology: An Interdisciplinary Perspective provides a thorough and broad-based survey of the current knowledge base and is the first gerontology.

Interdisciplinary Minor. Director: Christy S. Carter Committee on Undergraduate and Graduate Education in Gerontology Director: Christy S. Carter Associate Directors: Michael Crowe (Psychology), Bithal K Ghanta (Biology), Bryan Breland (Health Services Administration), Ginnie Prater (Gerontology, Geriatrics & Palliative Care) Gerontology is the study of the processes of aging in all their.

Program Contact Harvey L. Sterns, Ph.D. Director, Institute for Lifespan Development & Gerontology Professor Emeritus, Psychology [email protected] The following information has official approval of the Buchtel Interdisciplinary program in gerontology book of Arts & Sciences, but is intended only as a guide.

Minor. The Interdisciplinary Gerontology Studies program offers a minor that examines the diversity and complexity of the older adult using a venue of varied disciplines and perspectives, including biology, psychology, sociology, spirituality, communication and nursing.

In light of the necessity for multidisciplinary approaches to meet the needs of older adults, courses will include students. With a gerontology major, you can tailor your coursework to meet your academic and career goals. With this major, you will be able to: Meet the high demand of the increasing adults over the age of 65 in the U.S.

and globally, which creates more opportunities for services and programs. GERONTOLOGY CERTIFICATE. The Graduate Certificate in Gerontology program is open to students who have a bachelor's degree or higher.

The program is designed to meet the needs of professionals who have an interest in the aging population or who may currently work in the field of aging but would like to increase or formalize their knowledge. Gerontology is a vibrant, interdisciplinary field, and we take pride in finding ways for our students to make the most of their unique experiences and backgrounds.

Transferring to USC or to gerontology from another school or major is an exciting opportunity that will allow you to come to one of the most flexible disciplines with a fresh. Graduate Certificate Program in Gerontology.

Whether you are seeking to better understand your own life’s journey or a family member’s or to become part of one of the most in-demand professions, the Graduate Certificate Program in Gerontology provides an ideal foundation for future learning and professional growth.

Gerontology is not impacted and requires no prerequisites. PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: The Gerontology Program provides an applied interdisciplinary approach to studying the human aging process and the challenges encountered by older adults and their families as they interact in contemporary society.

Gerontology Interdisciplinary Minor. Contact. Department of Sociology and Anthropology Carroll Building () in at least two different disciplines other than the major program of study, are required for the minor.

Undergraduate Program Approval and Unit Accreditation. Gerontology Interdisciplinary Certificates Overview Certificate Overview. The program is designed for persons who want to work in the field of aging, those already active in the field and those who simply want to personally benefit from knowing more about the.

The Gerontology Institute offers several programs at the undergraduate level: Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies (B.I.S.), a certificate in gerontology and a dual-degree program – bachelor’s in sociology/master’s in gerontology.

The institute includes a core faculty of experts who work in the interdisciplinary field of gerontology and a diverse group of affiliate faculty who research aging issues within their own disciplines.

We offer a master’s degree, graduate certificate, undergraduate certificate and an Interdisciplinary minor in gerontology. Office in Behavioral Sciences Building, Room A () Department of Human Development and Family Studies.

The Gerontology Interdisciplinary Minor is a cooperative effort among faculty from different departments and colleges of CSU who share a common interest in gerontology, the study of.

The program development project described in this report was undertaken at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte to develop faculty expertise and experience in undergraduate teaching in gerontology and to lay the foundation for an interdisciplinary, undergraduate minor in gerontology.

Three core courses for the minor in gerontology were developed, and five faculty received. The Interdisciplinary Gerontology Minor provides students an introduction to the range of experiences and the service needs of older adults. Specifically, students will learn how aging affects older adults’ family relations, role in society (as grandparents, parents, employees, and friends), emotional experiences, cognitive abilities, health functioning, and recreational activities.

Mission. The Gerontological Studies and Services degree program is an interdisciplinary and interdepartmental program that provides an opportunity for students to develop a compassionate and constructive view of older adults and the processes and challenges of aging.Although it is rooted in a traditional liberal arts curriculum, the school’s gerontology program is also interdisciplinary and integrates the latest research in aging studies.

To increase the flexibility of the program, students have the option to take all upper division courses online through the Mount’s Weekend Campus program.As our population ages, there is a great need for individuals who understand older adults, the aging process and support systems/programs for older adults.

To meet these needs, Western Michigan University’s gerontology program offers an undergraduate minor and a graduate certificate program. There are a growing number of career paths available for people interested in working with, for, or.