Summer 2011 Class Schedule (ARC)



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GERON 360    Ethnic Diversity and Aging    .5 Unit

Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 9 hours LEC
Description: This course is an overview of ethnicity as a factor in the aging process. Emphasis is on values, beliefs and culture, and their impact on the design and delivery of senior services. Credit/No Credit only.

Schedule: Other Term, Jun 07-Jun 13
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Sneed              ARC MAIN Online          11250 
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Online Orientation:    Tuesday, June 7    12:01AM-11:59PM
This course meets entirely online. For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


GERON 362    Biology of Aging    .5 Unit

Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 9 hours LEC
Description: This course is an overview of the biology of aging and health of the older adult. It focuses on chronic and acute illnesses, normal aging changes, sexuality, nutrition, and strategies for good health. Credit/No Credit only.

Schedule: Other Term, Jun 18-Jun 18
Sa        08:00AM-05:50PM LEC R.Chevraux           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 106  11252 
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GERON 368    Mental Health and Aging    .5 Unit

Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 9 hours LEC
Description: This course is an overview of mental health as it is impacted by the aging process. Emphasis is on correlates of mental health, incidence of mental illness, depression, dementia, substance abuse, intervention, and mental health resources for seniors. Credit/No Credit only.

Schedule: Other Term, Jul 30-Jul 30
Sa        08:00AM-05:50PM LEC R.Chevraux           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 106  14622 
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GERON 378    Body Mechanics and Safety    .5 Unit

Prerequisite: None
Advisory: ENGWR 102 or ENGWR 103, and ENGRD 116 or ESLR 320, ESLW 320 or placement through assessment process.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 9 hours LEC
Description: This course is an overview of body mechanics emphasizing a problem-solving approach and focusing on basic methods and techniques of positioning, transfer, and ambulation, as well as personal safety, adaptive exercise and assistive devices. Credit/No Credit only.

Schedule: Other Term, Jul 16-Jul 16
Sa        08:00AM-05:50PM LEC J.Allen              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 106  14623 
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GERON 380    Nutrition and Aging    .5 Unit

Prerequisite: None
Advisory: ENGWR 102 or ENGWR 103, and ENGRD 116 or ESLR 320, ESLW 320 or placement through assessment process.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 9 hours LEC
Description: This course concentrates on the practical aspects of nutrition and aging. Cost effective directions for meeting nutritional needs and food recipes will be included. Information regarding environmental factors implicated in the aging process will be discussed. Credit/No Credit only.

Schedule: Other Term, Jul 19-Jul 25
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Marmer             ARC MAIN Online          11254 
Textbook
Online Orientation: Tuesday, July 19, 2011
This class meets entirely online. For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

Summer 2011 Class Schedule

Updated: June 28, 2011