Fall 2018 Class Schedule (SCC)



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GERON 300    Sociology of Aging    3 Units

Same As: SOC 335
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGRD 110 and ENGWR 101 or ESLR 340 and ESLW 340 and ESL 114; and FCS 324; and LIBR 318 with grades of "C" or better.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); AA/AS Area III(b); CSU Area D0; CSU Area E1; IGETC Area 4J
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: In this course students will examine the aging process with emphasis on social factors affecting and effected by an aging population. The course includes an analysis of demographics, history of aging in America, social conditions, resources and support systems, employment, retirement, social class, and cultural differences. Students will be encouraged to reflect on their status in the sociology of aging process. (Credit awarded for GERON 300 or SOC 335.)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

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Online Class. Enrolled students must visit the course web site at
http://www.scc.losrios.edu/elearning/ prior to the start of class for instructions.



GERON 301    The Biology and Physiology of Aging    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides a broad examination of the biological principles that cause aging and age-related disease. Concepts covered in this course include: how the rate of biological aging is measured, what mechanisms underlie cellular aging, genetic pathways that affect longevity in various organisms, and consideration of the implications of modulating the rate of aging and longevity. This course is intended for undergraduate students in a variety of majors.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

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Online Class. Mandatory Course Orientations: TBA. Enrolled students (and students wishing to add) must visit the instructor's web site at
http://www.scc.losrios.edu/jessicacoppola/geron-301 for details.



GERON 302    Psychology of Aging: Adult Development and Aging    3 Units

Same As: PSYC 374
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGRD 110 and ENGWR 101, OR ESLR 340 and ESLW 340 and ESL 114, and FCS 324/PSYC 370, and LIBR 318 with grades of "C" or better
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b); CSU Area D9; CSU Area E1; IGETC Area ; IGETC Area 4I
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course examines the physical, psychological, social, and emotional aspects of the aging process including the interactions between the elderly and the rest of society. Topics include an analysis of stereotypes, social connections, environmental influences, sexuality, physical health, mental health, death, and bereavement. Credit may be earned for either PSYC 374 or GERON 302, but not both.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

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Online Class. This class has a required online orientation, and an optional meeting with the instructor on campus. Details will be emailed to enrolled students one week before the class starts through their Los Rios Gmail. Enrolled students are required to check their Los Rios Gmail at
https://apps.losrios.edu



GERON 498    Work Experience in Gerontology    1-4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 300 hours LAB
Description: This course provides "hands-on" experience for students to explore their interests and capabilities in assessing and applying therapeutic interventions when working with the elderly. Students will be under the supervision of the instructor and a designated professional in the assigned facility. This work experience course is designed to provide students with effective job development skills that will assist them in obtaining and keeping an internship or a job in the student's major area. Course content will include understanding the application of education to the workforce; the responsibilities of an internship (where applicable) or a job; completion of Title V Education Code papers (the student's Application, Learning Objectives, Time sheet, and Evaluations), documentation of the student's progress and hours spent at the workplace or internship site; and developing workplace (soft) skills relevant to the 21st century workplace. In addition, the student is required to fulfill 18 hours lecture and 75 hours of related, paid work experience or 60 hours of volunteer work experience for one unit; 75 or 60 hours of related work experience for each additional unit. The program allows the student to combine practical, paid or non-paid work experience with college training. The course may be taken up to four times when there is new or expanded learning on the job for up to 16 units. In addition, the student and the Work Experience instructor may tailor the course to meet the student's specific professional needs by identifying 1-4 workshops, trainings, or conferences that the student may attend as part of the curriculum of the GERON 498 class. Only one Work Experience course may be taken per semester.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 18-Dec 14

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Online Class. Mandatory Orientation - Choose One:
Main Campus - Thursday, October 18, 2018, from 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm, LRC 141
Main Campus - Thursday, October 18, 2018, from 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm, LRC 141

Students may take only one Work Experience class per semester.

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Online Class. Mandatory Orientation - Choose One:
Main Campus - Tuesday, October 9, 2018, from 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm, LRC 141
Main Campus - Tuesday, October 16, 2018, from 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm, LRC 141

Students may take only one Work Experience class per semester.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

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Online Class. Mandatory Orientation - Choose One:
Main Campus - Wednesday, August 29, 2018, from 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm, RHN 139
Main Campus - Thursday, August 30, 2018, from 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm, RHN 139

Students may take only one Work Experience class per semester.

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Online Class. Mandatory Orientation - Choose One:
Main Campus - Monday, August 27, 2018, from 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm, LRC 141
Main Campus - Monday, August 27, 2018, from 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm, LRC 141

Students may take only one Work Experience class per semester.



Fall 2018 Class Schedule

Updated: October 12, 2018