Oct 21, 2019  
2019-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

GER 4303 - Senior Capstone Seminar

Credits: 3 hrs
This course is designed to explore historical and current issues of gerontology. Students are given the opportunities to synthesize previously learned concepts and to evaluate trends in contemporary ethical, moral, legal and political issues related to gerontology in an experiential, reflexive, document. Concepts of leadership, change, research and professional ethics relevant to gerontology will be discussed. Students will write a scholarly research paper on an aging issue of professional interest, under the guidance of a mentor. The final paper will be presented before a panel of students, faculty and professionals, in the form of a professional seminar. Students will attend seminars facilitated by professionals in the field of aging as a vital component of the course.
Pre-requisite(s): Senior status and completion of gerontology core program.