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2018-2019 Supplemental Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Supplemental Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

GER 3302 - Principles and Practices of Gerontology

Credits: 3 hrs
Students are exposed to and will model appropriate behavior when dealing with elderly individuals who are aging normally or who are experiencing a variety of mental, physical and social dysfunctions. Techniques, practices and available technology employed to assist the learning and independent function of the individual are discussed. In addition, ethical treatment of individuals and how to structure an environment to allow for independence are presented. Students will design a space and a program to address the needs of a specific elderly individual or group.
Pre-requisite(s): GER 2101 and GER 2301 or GER 2401 or permission of instructor.