Summer 2017 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 and culture as factors in the aging process. It focuses on values, beliefs, and culture, and their impact on the design and delivery of senior services with an emphasis on health and residential care services. Pass/No Pass only.

Schedule: Other Term, Jul 15-Jul 15
Sa        08:00AM-05:40PM LEC J.Sneed              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 107  10199 
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GERON 366    Coping with Death and Related Bereavement    .5 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 9 hours LEC
Description: This course explores our societal/cultural and personal views of death, dying, and bereavement. Topics include the processes of dying and grieving from the perspectives of the patient, family, friends, and caregivers; the dynamics of loss, grief, and bereavement; and the needs of the bereaved. Pass/No Pass only.

Schedule: Other Term, Jul 08-Jul 08
Sa        08:00AM-05:40PM LEC N.Miller             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 107  10239 
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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. Pass/No Pass only.

Schedule: Other Term, Jun 24-Jun 24
Sa        08:00AM-05:40PM LEC R.Chevraux           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 107  10221 
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GERON 378    Body Mechanics and Safety    .5 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 9 hours LEC
Description: This course is an overview of body mechanics, emphasizing a problem-solving approach. The focus is on basic methods and techniques of positioning, transfer, and ambulation, as well as personal safety, adaptive exercise, and assistive devices. Pass/No Pass only.

Schedule: Other Term, Jul 29-Jul 29
Sa        08:00AM-05:40PM LEC G.Hansen             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 107  12345 
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GERON 498    Work Experience in Gerontology    1-4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Enrollment Limitation: Students must be in a paid or unpaid internship, volunteer position, or job related to gerontology with a cooperating site supervisor. Students are advised to consult with the Gerontology Department faculty to review specific certificate and degree work experience requirements.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 300 hours LAB
Description: This course provides students with opportunities to develop marketable skills in preparation for employment or advancement within the field of gerontology. It is designed for students interested in work experience and/or internships in transfer-level degree occupational programs. Course content includes understanding the application of education to the workforce, completion of Title 5 required forms which document the student's progress and hours spent at the work site, and developing workplace skills and competencies. During the semester, the student is required to attend a weekly orientation and 75 hours of related paid work experience, or 60 hours of unpaid work experience for one unit. An additional 75 or 60 hours of related work experience is required for each additional unit. First-time participants are required to attend a weekly orientation and a final meeting. Returning participants are required to attend the first class meeting, a mid-semester meeting, and a final meeting and may meet individually with the instructor as needed to complete a work site observation and all program forms, receive updates, and assignments. Students may take up to 16 units total across all Work Experience course offerings. This course may be taken up to four times when there are new or expanded learning objectives. Only one Work Experience course may be taken per semester.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Jun 12-Aug 03
M         04:30PM-06:20PM LAB M.Schleeter          ARC MAIN DaviesHall 219  12413 
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TBA       TBA             LAB M.Schleeter           TBA TBA                 12413 Textbook
NOTE:The use of web-based tools (i.e., Internet, D2L, Canvas, etc.) is required in this section.

Summer 2017 Class Schedule

Updated: August 9, 2017