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Most gerontology electives are offered in the following departments:

When offered, the following courses are available as electives for gerontology graduate students. This list is by no means exhaustive; you can choose other courses with your adviser's prior approval. Be sure to check the School of Continuing Education for other course offerings.

Counseling and Student Development

  • CSD 5100 — Counseling the Mature and Aged Person (3 credit hours)
  • CSD 5510 — Professional Orientation (3)
  • CSD 5520 — Theories of Counseling (3)
  • CSD 5600 — Cross Cultural Counseling (3)
  • CSD 5610 — Human Development Counseling (3)

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Family and Consumer Sciences

  • FCS 4752 — Focus on Diabetes (1 credit hour)
  • FCS 4755 — Nutrition and Physical Performance (3)
  • FCS 4756 — Adult Weight Management (3)
  • FCS 4820 — Death and Dying (3)
  • FCS 4840 — The Disadvantaged Family (3)
  • FCS 4845 — The Family in Crisis (3)
  • FCS 4846 — Aging and the Family (3)*
  • FCS 4860 — Addictions and the Family (3)*
  • FCS 5151 — Nutrition for Older People (1)
  • FCS 5153 — Nutrition in the Life Cycle (3)
  • FCS 5156 — Nutrition Services Management (1)
  • FCS 5230 — The Family and the Law: Aging Issues (1)^
  • FCS 5230 — The Family and the Law: Life Planning Issues (1)^
  • FCS 5301 — Consumer Management Problems of Older People (3)
  • FCS 5302 — Family Budgeting and Debt Management (3)
  • FCS 5450 — Administration and Supervision of FCS Program (3)
  • FCS 5460 — Current Issues and Trends (3)
  • FCS 5470 — Evaluation in Family and Consumer Sciences (3)
  • FCS 5854 — Family and Professional Group Processes (3)

* — Courses offered through the School of Continuing Education
^ — Off-campus (check schedule for location)

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Health Studies

  • HST 4770 — Health Services Administration (3 credit hours)
  • HST 4800 — Drugs and Society (3)
  • HST 4890 — Health and Aging (3)
  • HST 4910 — Applied Health Communication (3)

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Physical Education

  • PED 5125 — Stress Management for Exercise and Health Specialists (3 credit hours)
  • PED 5450 — Supervisory Experience in Adult Fitness (3)

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Political Science

  • PLS 4793 — Public Organization Theory (3 credit hours)
  • PLS 4873 — Human Resources Management in Government (3)
  • PLS 4893 — Government Budgeting and Politics (3)
  • PLS 5543 — Proseminar in Public Administration and Policy (3)

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Sociology

  • SOC 4820 — Sociology of Health and Health Care (3 credit hours)

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