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Course ID:GRNT 1100. 3 hours.
Course Title:Careers in Lifespan Health Sciences
Course
Description:
This survey course covers careers in lifespan health sciences with a gerontology emphasis. The course will present the knowledge, skills, and tools needed for health sciences professionals. Students will receive guidance in professionalism and career planning throughout their undergraduate careers. Students will also discuss ethical issues in health and healthcare.
Athena Title:Careers in Lifespan Health
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:GRNT 3000E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Aspects of Aging
Course
Description:
An overview of aging from the biological, psychological, social, and economic perspectives. We will discuss the factors involved in adjustments to the aging process and cover topics including retirement, race/ethnicity, global aging, family, death and bereavement, finances, sexuality, and health. Students will critically examine their own perceptions on aging.
Athena Title:Aspects of Aging
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in GRNT 3000
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online.
Prerequisite:Third-year student standing
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:GRNT 3000. 3 hours.
Course Title:Aspects of Aging
Course
Description:
An overview of aging from the biological, psychological, social, and economic perspectives. We will discuss the factors involved in adjustments to the aging process and cover topics including retirement, race/ethnicity, global aging, family, death and bereavement, finances, sexuality, and health. Students will critically examine their own perceptions on aging.
Athena Title:Aspects of Aging
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in GRNT 3000E
Prerequisite:Third-year student standing
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:GRNT 3100E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Early Life Influences on Aging
Course
Description:
An in-depth exploration of how early life events and experiences during critical periods of development lead to outcomes of health and well-being or disease in later life. Includes discussion of the accumulation of social determinants of health across the lifespan and at sensitive periods in development.
Athena Title:Early Life Influences on Aging
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:GRNT 3200. 3 hours.
Course Title:Introduction to Lifespan Health Psychology
Course
Description:
The systems, structures, and behaviors that support and promote health across the lifespan; focuses on health from pre-natal development through older age.
Athena Title:Intro to Lifespan Health Psych
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in GRNT 3200E, PSYC 3810
Prerequisite:(PSYC 1101 or PSYC 1101E or PSYC 1030H) and (BIOL 1103 or BIOL 1103E or BIOL 1103H or BIOL 1107 or BIOL 1107E or BIOL 1107H)
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:GRNT 3200E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Introduction to Lifespan Health Psychology
Course
Description:
The systems, structures, and behaviors that support and promote health across the lifespan; focuses on health from pre-natal development through older age.
Athena Title:Intro to Lifespan Health Psych
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in GRNT 3200, PSYC 3810
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online.
Prerequisite:(PSYC 1101 or PSYC 1101E or PSYC 1030H) and (BIOL 1103 or BIOL 1103E or BIOL 1103H or BIOL 1107 or BIOL 1107E or BIOL 1107H)
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:GRNT 3300E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Health Communication and Aging
Course
Description:
Principles of health communication for older adult consumers of information. Includes medical communication, health literacy, medical decision-making, and strategies for improving communication.
Athena Title:Health Communication and Aging
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:GRNT 3400. 3 hours.
Course Title:Cognition and the Aging Brain
Course
Description:
Introduction to changes in cognitive function across the lifespan, with corresponding changes in neurological structures and behaviors that promote cognitive vitality.
Athena Title:Cognition and the Aging Brain
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in GRNT 3400E
Prerequisite:(PSYC 1101 or PSYC 1101E or PSYC 1030H) and (BIOL 1103 or BIOL 1103E or BIOL 1103H or BIOL 1107 or BIOL 1107E or BIOL 1107H)
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:GRNT 3400E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Cognition and the Aging Brain
Course
Description:
Introduction to changes in cognitive function across the lifespan, with corresponding changes in neurological structures and behaviors that promote cognitive vitality.
Athena Title:Cognition and the Aging Brain
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in GRNT 3400
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online.
Prerequisite:(PSYC 1101 or PSYC 1101E or PSYC 1030H) and (BIOL 1103 or BIOL 1103E or BIOL 1103H or BIOL 1107 or BIOL 1107E or BIOL 1107H)
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:GRNT 3500. 3 hours.
Course Title:Smart Technology in an Aging Society
Course
Description:
An exploration of how technology enhances the experience of aging from public health perspectives, with a focus on ways technology aids in care, independence, and quality of life for older adults, families, and caregivers. A discussion of acceptance, privacy, and policy factors that influence and shape adoption of technology.
Athena Title:Smart Tech in an Aging Society
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in GRNT 3500E
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:GRNT 3500E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Smart Technology in an Aging Society
Course
Description:
An exploration of how technology enhances the experience of aging from public health perspectives, with a focus on ways technology aids in care, independence, and quality of life for older adults, families, and caregivers. A discussion of acceptance, privacy, and policy factors that influence and shape adoption of technology.
Athena Title:Smart Tech in an Aging Society
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in GRNT 3500
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:GRNT 3700. 3 hours.
Course Title:Exploring Aging Through Film
Course
Description:
Modern films will be used to illustrate basic aging concepts and theories. Students will learn a wide range of aging concepts and will apply them to film. Discussion of how modern film portrays aging and how these portrayals match the scientific evidence.
Athena Title:Exploring Aging Through Film
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in GRNT 3700E
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:GRNT 3700E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Exploring Aging Through Film
Course
Description:
Modern films will be used to illustrate basic aging concepts and theories. Students will learn a wide range of aging concepts and will apply them to film. Discussion of how modern film portrays aging and how these portrayals match the scientific evidence.
Athena Title:Exploring Aging Through Film
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in GRNT 3700
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:GRNT 4010/6010. 3 hours.
Course Title:Biogerontology
Course
Description:
The physiological and anatomical changes that occur as a person ages. The basics of the biology of aging followed by a system by system description of the aging phenomena in the human body.
Athena Title:BIOGERONTOLOGY
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:PSYC(GRNT) 4700/6700. 3 hours.
Course Title:Psychology of Aging
Course
Description:
Research in gerontology, with emphasis on learning, personality, attitudes, perception, ability, and adjustment in the aged.
Athena Title:Psychology of Aging
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in GRNT 7800E
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:GRNT 4960R. 1-6 hours. Repeatable for maximum 16 hours credit.
Course Title:Faculty-Mentored Undergraduate Research I
Course
Description:
Faculty-supervised independent or collaborative inquiry into fundamental and applied problems within a discipline that requires students to gather, analyze, and synthesize and interpret data and to present results in writing and other relevant communication formats.
Athena Title:Undergraduate Research I
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in GRNT 4960
Nontraditional Format:This course belongs to a progressive research course sequence to promote a student's increasing skill development and depth of inquiry, as well as growing independent research capability. This course requires the close supervision of a faculty member as the student undertakes a systematic and in-depth inquiry into unknown, fundamental, and applied problems. In some cases, the student will work collaboratively as part of a research team. The student will have to apply understanding of the discipline to identify or shape research questions and apply skills and techniques learned to the research project. Students will gather data, synthesize relevant literature, analyze, and interpret data. The student will present results in writing or through participation in research-group or program meetings and meetings with their faculty mentor. The student will receive feedback from the faculty mentor on their research progress and written or oral presentation of results. A minimum of 45 hours of work per credit hour per semester is required.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:GRNT 4960. 1-4 hours.
Course Title:Gerontology Undergraduate Research
Course
Description:
Individualized study pursued through CURO, with instructor providing student with hands-on research experience and the opportunity to work one-on-one with research faculty. Will be taught by Gerontology faculty.
Athena Title:Gerontology Undergrad Research
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in GRNT 4960R
Nontraditional Format:May be offered off campus. Meeting schedule determined by faculty member and student.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:GRNT 4970. 1-4 hours.
Course Title:Gerontology Undergraduate Research
Course
Description:
Continuation of individualized study pursued through CURO, providing student with hands-on research experience and the opportunity to work one-on-one with research faculty. Will be taught by Gerontology faculty.
Athena Title:Gerontology Undergrad Research
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in GRNT 4970R
Nontraditional Format:May be offered off campus. Meeting schedule determined by faculty member and student.
Prerequisite:GRNT 4960 or GRNT 4960R
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:GRNT 4970R. 1-6 hours. Repeatable for maximum 8 hours credit.
Course Title:Faculty-Mentored Undergraduate Research II
Course
Description:
Faculty-supervised independent or collaborative inquiry into fundamental and applied problems within a discipline that requires students to gather, analyze, and synthesize and interpret data and to present results in writing and other relevant communication formats.
Athena Title:Undergraduate Research II
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in GRNT 4970
Nontraditional Format:These courses belong to a progressive research course sequence to promote a student's increasing skill development and depth of inquiry, as well as growing independent research capability. The courses require the close supervision of a faculty member as the student undertakes a systematic and in-depth inquiry into unknown, fundamental, and applied problems. In some cases, the student will work collaboratively as part of a research team. The student will have to apply understanding of the discipline to identify or shape research questions and apply skills and techniques learned to the research project. Students will gather data, synthesize relevant literature, analyze, and interpret data. The student will present results in writing or through participation in research-group or program meetings and meetings with their faculty mentor. The student will receive feedback from the faculty mentor on their research progress and written or oral presentation of results. A minimum of 45 hours of work per credit hour per semester is required.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:GRNT 4980R. 1-6 hours. Repeatable for maximum 8 hours credit.
Course Title:Faculty-Mentored Undergraduate Research III
Course
Description:
Faculty-supervised independent or collaborative inquiry into fundamental and applied problems within a discipline that requires students to gather, analyze, and synthesize and interpret data and to present results in writing and other relevant communication formats.
Athena Title:Undergraduate Research III
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in GRNT 4980
Nontraditional Format:These courses belong to a progressive research course sequence to promote a student's increasing skill development and depth of inquiry, as well as growing independent research capability. The courses require the close supervision of a faculty member as the student undertakes a systematic and in-depth inquiry into unknown, fundamental, and applied problems. In some cases, the student will work collaboratively as part of a research team. The student will have to apply understanding of the discipline to identify or shape research questions and apply skills and techniques learned to the research project. Students will gather data, synthesize relevant literature, analyze, and interpret data. The student will present results in writing or through participation in research-group or program meetings and meetings with their faculty mentor. The student will receive feedback from the faculty mentor on their research progress and written or oral presentation of results. A minimum of 45 hours of work per credit hour per semester is required.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:GRNT 4980. 1-4 hours.
Course Title:Gerontology Undergraduate Research
Course
Description:
Continuation of individualized study pursued through CURO, with instructor providing student with hands-on research experience and the opportunity to work one-on-one with research faculty. Will be taught by Gerontology faculty.
Athena Title:Gerontology Undergrad Research
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in GRNT 4980R
Nontraditional Format:May be offered off campus. Meeting schedule determined by faculty member and student.
Prerequisite:GRNT 4970 or GRNT 4970R
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:GRNT 4990R. 1-6 hours. Repeatable for maximum 8 hours credit.
Course Title:Undergraduate Research Thesis (or Final Project)
Course
Description:
Faculty-supervised independent or collaborative inquiry into fundamental and applied problems within a discipline that requires students to gather, analyze, synthesize, and interpret data. Students will write or produce a thesis or other professional capstone product, such as a report or portfolio that describes their systematic and in-depth inquiry.
Athena Title:Undergraduate Thesis
Nontraditional Format:This is a capstone course under the direct supervision of a faculty member. This course may be the culmination of the 4960R- 4980R sequence. Students will write a thesis or other professional capstone product, such as a report or portfolio, that describes their systematic and in-depth inquiry into an unknown, fundamental, or applied problem. The thesis or capstone product is written in close collaboration with the faculty member and must be approved by that faculty member and/or the department. The student will apply understanding of the discipline to identify or shape the research question and apply skills and techniques learned to complete the research project. The student will have gathered data, synthesized relevant literature and materials, analyzed, and interpreted data. The student will demonstrate in writing the contribution of their work to the discovery and interpretation of knowledge significant to their field of study. The student will have presented results in the form of a properly formatted, professionally rigorous thesis document or other appropriate professional capstone product and through the formal presentation of the thesis or product to faculty and peers during an approved event. The student will receive feedback from the faculty member on the overall execution of their thesis project, the written thesis, and their presentation.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:GRNT 6000. 3 hours.
Course Title:Perspectives on Aging
Course
Description:
Basic concepts of gerontology in an interdisciplinary setting to provide the student with a theoretical framework upon which to base further study and research in the field of aging.
Athena Title:PERSPEC ON AGING
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:GRNT 6650. 3 hours.
Course Title:Aging in Society
Course
Description:
Social and cultural nature of human aging in a global society. Aging over the life course as a social process, and age as a structural feature of changing societies and groups. Consequences of the interactions of individuals with their social and cultural environments, including media and pop culture.
Athena Title:Aging in Society
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every even-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:GRNT 6650E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Aging in Society
Course
Description:
Social and cultural nature of human aging in a global society. Aging over the life course as a social process, and age as a structural feature of changing societies and groups. Consequences of the interactions of individuals with their social and cultural environments, including media and pop culture.
Athena Title:Aging in Society
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in GRNT 6650
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every odd-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:GRNT 6750E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Mental Health and Aging
Course
Description:
Emotional, psychiatric, memory, cognitive disorders, as well as stress and coping strategies among older adults. Using current research, a public health framework will be used to explore approaches to improve mental health through better prevention, detection, and treatment.
Athena Title:Mental Health and Aging
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in GRNT 6750, PSYC 4700, PSYC 6700, GRNT 4700, GRNT 6700
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every odd-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:GRNT 6750. 3 hours.
Course Title:Mental Health and Aging
Course
Description:
Emotional, psychiatric, memory, cognitive disorders, as well as stress and coping strategies among older adults. Using current research, a public health framework will be used to explore approaches to improve mental health through better prevention, detection, and treatment.
Athena Title:Mental Health and Aging
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in GRNT 6750E, PSYC 4700, PSYC 6700, GRNT 4700, GRNT 6700
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every even-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:GRNT 7100. 3 hours.
Course Title:Foundations of Aging
Course
Description:
Interdisciplinary overview of gerontology from social, psychological, biological, and public health perspectives. Focused on contemporary issues of interest to individuals, families, communities, practitioners, and scholars in our rapidly aging society.
Athena Title:Foundations of Aging
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in GRNT 6000, GRNT 7100E
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:GRNT 7100E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Foundations of Aging
Course
Description:
Interdisciplinary overview of gerontology from social, psychological, biological, and public health perspectives. Focused on contemporary issues of interest to individuals, families, communities, practitioners, and scholars in our rapidly aging society.
Athena Title:Foundations of Aging
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in GRNT 6000, GRNT 7100
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:GRNT 7200. 3 hours.
Course Title:Lifespan Health Psychology
Course
Description:
The systems, structures, and behaviors that support and promote health across the lifespan; focuses on health from pre-natal development through older age from a public health perspective.
Athena Title:Lifespan Health Psychology
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in GRNT 7200E
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:GRNT 7200E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Lifespan Health Psychology
Course
Description:
The systems, structures, and behaviors that support and promote health across the lifespan; focuses on health from pre-natal development through older age from a public health perspective.
Athena Title:Lifespan Health Psychology
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in GRNT 7200
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:GRNT 7250E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Health Communication and Aging
Course
Description:
Principles of health communication for older adult consumers of information. Includes medical communication, health literacy, medical decision making, and strategies for improving communication.
Athena Title:Health Communication and Aging
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:GRNT 7400. 3 hours.
Course Title:Cognition and the Aging Brain
Course
Description:
Changes in cognitive function across the lifespan, with corresponding changes in neurological structures, and behaviors that promote cognitive vitality.
Athena Title:Aging Brain
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in GRNT 7400E
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:GRNT 7400E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Cognition and the Aging Brain
Course
Description:
Changes in cognitive function across the lifespan, with corresponding changes in neurological structures, and behaviors that promote cognitive vitality.
Athena Title:Aging Brain
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in GRNT 7400
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:GRNT 7500. 3 hours.
Course Title:Smart Technology in an Aging Society
Course
Description:
Exploration of how technology enhances the experience of aging from public health perspectives. Includes acceptance, implementation, ethics, privacy, and policy factors which influence and shape older adults’ and caregivers’ adoption of healthcare. Designing and evaluating technology prototypes to promote health behaviors for aging-in-place.
Athena Title:Smart Tech in an Aging Society
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in GRNT 7500E
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:GRNT 7500E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Smart Technology in an Aging Society
Course
Description:
Exploration of how technology enhances the experience of aging from public health perspectives. Includes acceptance, implementation, ethics, privacy, and policy factors which influence and shape older adults’ and caregivers’ adoption of healthcare. Designing and evaluating technology prototypes to promote health behaviors for aging-in-place.
Athena Title:Smart Tech in an Aging Society
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in GRNT 7500
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:GRNT 7600E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Pharmacology, Health, and Aging
Course
Description:
The public health role of pharmacology in the health of the aging population; focuses on general mechanisms of action, specific and nonspecific drug effects, side effects, and placebo effects. Drug safety, polypharmacy, and conditions that require public health intervention in aging humans.
Athena Title:Pharmacology Health and Aging
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in GRNT 7600
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online.
Prerequisite:(CHEM 1210 or CHEM 1210E) and (BIOL 1103 or BIOL 1103E or BIOL 1103H or BIOL 1107 or BIOL 1107E or BIOL 1107H) or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:GRNT 7600. 3 hours.
Course Title:Pharmacology, Health, and Aging
Course
Description:
The public health role of pharmacology in the health of the aging population; focuses on general mechanisms of action, specific and nonspecific drug effects, side effects, and placebo effects. Drug safety, polypharmacy, and conditions that require public health intervention in aging humans.
Athena Title:Pharmacology Health and Aging
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in GRNT 7600E
Prerequisite:(CHEM 1210 or CHEM 1210E) and (BIOL 1103 or BIOL 1103E or BIOL 1103H or BIOL 1107 or BIOL 1107E or BIOL 1107H) or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:GRNT(HPAM) 7610. 3 hours.
Course Title:Economics of Aging
Course
Description:
An overview of the economics of aging from a multidisciplinary perspective. We examine the consequences of population aging globally. Topics include demographics, economic status of elders, labor market activity, retirement, intergenerational conflict, private and public pensions, and an evaluation of current income and health policies for elders.
Athena Title:ECON OF AGING
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:GRNT 7700. 3 hours.
Course Title:Resilience and Health
Course
Description:
Examines the scientific foundations of resilience. Course material will begin at the level of the society and examine the importance of healthy communities. It will end with an exploration of indicators of resilience and the role of resilience across the lifespan.
Athena Title:Resilience and Health
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in GRNT 7700E
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:GRNT 7700E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Resilience and Health
Course
Description:
Examines the scientific foundations of resilience. Course material will begin at the level of the society and examine the importance of healthy communities. It will end with an exploration of indicators of resilience and the role of resilience across the lifespan.
Athena Title:Resilience and Health
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in GRNT 7700
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:GRNT 7800E. 3 hours.
Course Title:End of Life and Older Adults
Course
Description:
Provides a foundation for understanding death, dying, and bereavement, with a focus on older adults. We will examine the end of life in the socio-cultural, interpersonal, and public health context. Foundational knowledge will be applied to current controversies.
Athena Title:End of Life and Older Adults
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in PSYC 4700, GRNT 4700, PSYC 6700, GRNT 6700
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:GRNT 7900E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Applied Aging Research
Course
Description:
Students will be guided through the research process in gerontology. Students will learn how to critically examine research methods and how to analyze, interpret, and communicate research findings in aging. Students will also gain the knowledge, skills, and techniques to propose their own research projects.
Athena Title:Applied Aging Research
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in GRNT 7900
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:GRNT 7900. 3 hours.
Course Title:Applied Aging Research
Course
Description:
Students will be guided through the research process in gerontology. Students will learn how to critically examine research methods and how to analyze, interpret, and communicate research findings in aging. Students will also gain the knowledge, skills, and techniques to propose their own research projects.
Athena Title:Applied Aging Research
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in GRNT 7900E
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:GRNT 8000. 3 hours.
Course Title:Advanced Topics in Gerontological Research and Theory
Course
Description:
Interdisciplinary topics and new developments in gerontological research and theory, focused on a specific theme.
Athena Title:GER RESEARCH&THEOR
Nontraditional Format:Directed study.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A/S (A-F or S/U)
       
Course ID:GRNT 8010. 3 hours.
Course Title:Advanced Topics in Gerontology Practice
Course
Description:
Interdisciplinary topics on new developments in the practice of gerontology.
Athena Title:GERONTOLOGY PRACT
Nontraditional Format:Students meet regularly with their supervising professor.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A/S (A-F or S/U)
       
Course ID:GRNT 8200. 3 hours.
Course Title:Public Health and Aging
Course
Description:
Multidisciplinary approach to evaluate public health issues created by population aging. Assess social and behavioral factors that contribute to health conditions in later life and the challenges for individuals, public health infrastructure, and health care systems.
Athena Title:Public Health and Aging
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in GRNT 8200E
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every odd-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:GRNT 8200E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Public Health and Aging
Course
Description:
Multidisciplinary approach to evaluate public health issues created by population aging. Assess social and behavioral factors that contribute to health conditions in later life and the challenges for individuals, public health infrastructure, and health care systems.
Athena Title:Public Health and Aging
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in GRNT 8200
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every even-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPID(GRNT) 8300. 3 hours.
Course Title:Epidemiology of Aging
Course
Description:
The epidemiology of aging and age-related disorders from a public health prospective using ecological model. Focus on application of epidemiologic methods to study of function, chronic disease, and survival in elderly populations. Discussion of the impact of aging society on public health, including challenges of research in older adult populations
Athena Title:EPI OF AGING
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every even-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPID(GRNT) 8400. 3 hours.
Course Title:Epidemiology of Chronic Disease
Course
Description:
Examination of chronic disease from an epidemiologic perspective, with an emphasis on methodological and practical issues of study designs, exposure and outcome assessment, factors determining the distribution of selected chronic diseases and critical review of relevant epidemiologic literature. Students are introduced to disease registries, their purpose, benefits and limitations.
Athena Title:EPI CHRONIC DISEASE
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:GRNT 8950. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 12 hours credit.
Course Title:Seminar in Gerontology
Course
Description:
Interdisciplinary examination of selected topics in the field of gerontology. Current literature on selected areas of gerontological theory, research, and current trends will be reviewed and discussed.
Athena Title:SEMINAR IN GRNT
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
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