Metropolitan State University

HSG 383 : Selected Topics in Gerontology

A. Course Description
Credits: 4
Lab Hours/ Weeks: Corequisites: None
Lecture Hours/ Week :  
MnTC Goals: None
This independent study is for students who intend to work as professionals in the gerontology field and wish to study a specific topic in-depth. Assignments and prerequisites depend on the selected topic.
B. Course Effective Dates: 08/17/2004 - Present 08/01/1998 - 09/05/1999 09/06/1999 - 08/16/2004
C. Outline of Major Content Areas:
See Course Description for major content areas.
D. Learning Outcomes (General)
  1. Be familiar with demographics regarding the population of older persons being studied.
  2. Will be able to describe programs and services for and to members of the group being studied, both locally and nationally.
  3. Will be aware of gaps in services and/or problem areas affecting the group of elders being studies.
  4. Will be aware of key issues/problems/challenges of members of the group of older persons being studied.
E. Learning Outcomes (MN Transfer Curriculum)
This contains no goal areas.
G. Special Information