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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Course Offerings/Schedule

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GERO 200 (3) Aging: Interdisciplinary Perspectives
Introduction to human aging. Overview of social, psychological, and physical changes and so cial policy considerations.

GERO 480 (3) Nursing Home Administration
Issues and trends, programs and services, funding mechanisms and regulations. Meets state educational requirements for specifi c content areas.

GERO 485 (1-3) Topics in Gerontology
Topics vary as announced in class schedule. May be retaken for credit if topic is different.

GERO 491 (1-6) In-Service

GERO 497 (1-6) Internship
Prerequisite: consent

GERO 498 (1-6) Practicum: Nursing Home Administration
For students following plan of study for nursing home administration licensure only. Pre: by application and Consent only

GERO 499 (1-4) Individual Study in Gerontology
The School and community health programs prepare health professionals with expertise in health promotion and disease prevention for employment in public health and community health agencies, health care facilities, business, industry and schools.

GERO 580 (3) Nursing Home Administration
Issues and trends, programs and services, funding mechanisms and regulations. Meets state educational requirements for specific content areas.

GERO 585 (1-3) Topics in Gerontology
Topics vary as announced in class schedule. May be retaken for credit if topic is different.

GERO 600 (3) Gerontology Theory and Practice
This course will provide students with an integrated knowledge of theory and practice in gerontology and examine the challenges involved in studying and providing services to the elderly, as well as ethical and advocacy-related issues in an aging society.

GERO 601 (3) Current Health Issues in Aging
Topic varies with offering. May be taken more than once.

GERO 603 (3) Transformational Leadership in Aging
This course will focus upon the critical examination of leadership in the context of organizations serving older populations. The course will include exploration of decisions, processes and ideas exhibited by transformational leaders in aging in the US and globally.

GERO 677 (1-4) Individual Study
Prerequisite: consent

GERO 694 (1-2) Alternate Plan Paper
Prerequisite: consent

GERO 697 (1-6) Internship
Prerequisite: by application and consent

GERO 698 (1-6) Practicum: Nursing Home Administration
For students following the program of study for nursing home administration. Prerequisite: by application and consent

GERO 699 (1-3) Thesis
Prerequisite: consent

Related Course Offerings for Fall Term 2013

Degree

Subject

Course Name

Course Code

Delivery Method

NHA

Accounting

Managerial Accounting

ACCT 210

Multiple Sections

G, UG

Biology

Biology of Aging

BIOL 417/517

M/W 4-5:30

UG, NHA

Gerontology (SOC & CORR)

Interdisciplinary Perspectives

GERO 200

Online

G, UG

Gerontology (SOC & CORR)

Innovations in Aging Policy

GERO 450/550

Online

G, UG

Gerontology (SOC & CORR)

Individual Study

GERO 477/677

Available

G, UG, NHA

Gerontology (SOC & CORR)

Nursing Home Administration

GERO 480/580

Online

NHA

Gerontology (SOC & CORR)

Practicum:  Nursing Home Administration

GERO 498/698

Available

G

Gerontology (SOC & CORR)

Alternate Plan Paper

GERO 694

Available

G, UG

Gerontology (SOC & CORR)

Internship

GERO 497/697

Available

G

Gerontology (SOC & CORR)

Thesis

GERO 699

Available

G, UG

Health Sciences

Death Education

HLTH 441/541

M/W/F 11-11:50

NHA

Health Sciences

Health Administration

HLTH 659

Online

NHA

Management

Introduction to MIS

MGMT 200

Multiple Sections, Online Options

NHA

Management

Principles of Management

MGMT 330

Multiple Sections, Online Options

G, UG

Psychology

Psychology of Aging

PSYC 466/566

T/H 1-2:15 AH 0013

G, UG

Sociology

Medical Sociology

SOC 402/502

T 12:30-3:15 AH 0223A/Online

G, UG, NHA

Sociology

Sociology of Aging

SOC 404/504

T/H 8-9:15 AH 232

G, UG

Sociology

Sociology of Death

SOC 405/505

T/H 11-12:15 AH 232

G, UG

Sociology

Program Administration

SOC 417/517

Online

G, UG

Sociology

Program Planning

SOC 466/566

Online