Course Schedule

Courses listed on this page are offered in spring 2015, and will count toward the Secondary Major in Gerontology. You will find a link to the appropriate page in the course catalog for each section. Courses offered at K-State Salina are at the bottom of this page. For more information about gerontology at K-State, please review our gerontology studies options and/or contact the Center on Aging at 785-532-5945 or gerontology@k-state.edu. Students intending to complete the Secondary Major in Gerontology or the Long-Term Care Administration Program must contact the gerontology advisor to officially add this option to your transcript. For more information about careers in the field of gerontology, to schedule an advising appointment or to review your progress toward completing the secondary major please contact Pam Evans or stop by our office in 253 Justin Hall.

Please note that an internship within the student's primary major may be used as a 3 credit hour elective for the Secondary Major in Gerontology if the placement is in an aging-related organization and with prior approval of the gerontology advisor. Contact Pam Evans for more information.

Spring 2015 - K-State Manhattan Campus

Click on a department name to go to the appropriate section of the course catalog.

GERONTOLOGY
  • GERON 315 Introduction to Gerontology(3)
  • GERON 400 Biogerontology (3)
  • GERON 504 Strengthening Staff in Long Term Cr (1) - online
  • GERON 505 Dining in Long Term Care (1) - online
  • GERON 506 Activities in Long Term Care (1) - online
  • GERON 600 Seminar in Gerontology (3)
    Permission to enroll required, contact gerontology advisor at gerontology@k-state.edu
  • GERON 605 Practicum in Gerontology (3)
    Permission to enroll required, contact gerontology advisor at gerontology@k-state.edu
  • GERON 610 Seminar in Long-Term Care (3) - Intersession
  • GERON 615 Long-Term Care Internship (9)
    Permission to enroll required, contact gerontology advisor at gerontology@k-state.edu
  • GERON 620 Problems in Gerontology (3)
    Permission to enroll required, contact gerontology advisor at gerontology@k-state.edu
FAMILY STUDIES AND HUMAN SERVICES
  • FSHS 300 Problems in Human Development/Family Studies: Topic - Elder Mediation (section ZG)
  • FSHS 300 Problems in Human Development/Family Studies: Topic - Family Health and Illness (section ZE - Intersession)
  • FSHS 510 Human Development and Aging (3)
  • FSHS 580 FSHS Internship
    Requires prior approval of gerontology advisor to be used for gerontology elective credit
  • FSHS 764 Estate Planning for Families (3)
HISTORY
  • HIST 520 Death and Dying in History (3)
HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT AND DIETETICS
  • HMD 720 Administration Of Health Care Organizations (3)
HUMAN NUTRITION
  • HN 132 Basic Nutrition (3)
  • HN 400 Human Nutrition (3)
  • HN 510 Life Span Nutrition (3)
KINESIOLOGY
  • KIN 335 Physiology of Exercise (4)
PHILOSOPHY
  • PHILO 365 Medical Ethics (3)
PSYCHOLOGICAL SCIENCES
  • PSYCH 518 Introduction to Health Psychology (3)
  • PSYCH 520 Life-Span Personality Development (3)
  • PSYCH 715 Psychology of Aging (3)
SOCIOLOGY, ANTHROPOLOGY AND SOCIAL WORK
  • SOCIO 535 Population Dynamics (3)
  • SOCIO 544 Social Gerontology (3)
  • SOCWK 320 Dynamics/Working w/Older Adults (3) - online
  • SOCWK 562 Field Experience
    Requires prior approval of gerontology advisor to be used for gerontology elective credit
MUSIC, THEATRE AND DANCE
  • THTRE 664 Creative Drama (3)
  • THTRE 665 Drama Therapy/Special Populations (3)

Spring 2015 - K-State Salina Campus

Please note that online courses at the Manhattan campus may be used as gerontology electives for K-State Salina students.

GERONTOLOGY
  • GERON 315 Intro to Gerontology (3)
FAMILY STUDIES AND HUMAN SERVICES
  • FSHS 580 FSHS Internship
    Requires prior approval of gerontology advisor to be used for gerontology elective credit
SOCIAL WORK
  • SOCWK 562 Field Experience
    Requires prior approval of gerontology advisor to be used for gerontology elective credit