Spring 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 affected 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, Jan 13-May 16

TBATBALECJ.FoleyOff Campus Online 18139Textbook
Online Class. Mandatory Course Orientations are scheduled at the SCC Main Campus, West Sacramento Center, and Davis Center. Enrolled students (and students wishing to add) must visit the instructor's web site at
http://www.scc.losrios.edu/joannfoley/orientation/ for details about orientations and course management
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.


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, Jan 13-May 16

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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 Gmal. Enrolled students are required to check their Los Rios Gmail at
https://apps.losrios.edu/
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.


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, Mar 13-May 10

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Online Class
Mandatory Orientation - Choose One:
Main Campus - TBD - LRC 141
Main Campus - TBD - LRC 141

Students may take only one Work Experience Class per semester.

TBATBALABT.HodgeSCC MAIN Online 20808Textbook
Online Class
Mandatory Orientation - Choose One:
Main Campus - Wednesday, March 14, 2018, from 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm, LRC 141
Main Campus - Thursday, March 15, 2018, from 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm, LRC 141

Students may take only one Work Experience Class per semester.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

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Online Class. Mandatory Orientation - Choose One:
Main Campus - Thursday, January 18, 2018, from 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm, LRC 141
Main Campus - Thursday, January 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 - Wednesday, January 17, 2018, from 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm, LRC 141
Main Campus - Wednesday, January 17, 2018, from 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm, LRC 141

Students may take only one Work Experience class per semester.

Spring 2018 Class Schedule

Updated: January 18, 2018