Gerontology, associate degree
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|Award||Length||Financial aid eligible||Currently accepting students?|
|Associate Degree: Gerontology||2 years|
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Course listing for the 2023-2024 catalog year.
|GRN 175||The Aging Mind||2|
|GRN 181||Exploring the Field of Aging||2|
|GRN 201||Understanding and Ending Ageism||2|
|GRN 280A||CE: Gerontology Internship 1,2||6|
|or FT 280||Exercise Science Internship I|
|GRN 282||Gerontology Professional Seminar||2|
|PHL 207||Ethics and Aging *||4|
|PSY 236||Psychology of Adult Development and Aging||4|
|SOC 223||Sociology of the Life Course *||4|
|SOC 230||Introduction to Gerontology *||4|
|SOC 231||Sociology of Healthy Aging *||4|
|SOC 232||Death and Dying: Culture and Issues *||4|
|or SOC 234||Death: Crosscultural Perspectives|
|Gerontology Program Electives||42|
|General Education: 2 courses|
|WR 121||Composition I (WR121=WR121Z) (or any WR course for which WR 121 is a prerequisite) Z||4|
Could be used as General Education
Students may choose to take GRN 280A for 6 credits or FT 280 for 8 credits
Degree candidates who have related work experience with aging adults may petition to substitute one credit for every 70 hours worked toward the required internship credits.
This course is part of Oregon Common Course Numbering. WR 121 and WR 121Z are equivalent.
See a full list of program electives in the catalog.