HSG 383

Selected Topics in Gerontology

4 Undergraduate credits
Effective December 15, 2010 – Present

Graduation requirements this course fulfills

This course offers students an opportunity to explore, in depth, a specific issue of aging. Topic choices include: The Older Woman; Widowhood; Counseling Older Adults; and Multicultural Issues of Aging.

Learning outcomes


  • Be familiar with demographics regarding the population of older persons being studied.
  • Will be able to describe programs and services for and to members of the group being studied, both locally and nationally.
  • Will be aware of gaps in services and/or problem areas affecting the group of elders being studies.
  • Will be aware of key issues/problems/challenges of members of the group of older persons being studied.

Summer 2020

Section Title Instructor
01 Selected Topics in Gerontology Schifsky, Mary Jo Books Course details