Faculty at the Institute of Gerontology teach a variety of courses on aging, including topics related to health, housing, finance, psychology, nutrition, and policy. Course offerings vary by semester, so please check Athena for an accurate schedule of this semester’s courses.

Undergraduate –

Foundation Courses

  • GRNT 3000E – Aspects of Aging (required for minor)

Electives

  • GRNT 3010S/3010E
  • GRNT 3050E
  • GRNT 3100E – Early Life Influences on Aging
  • GRNT 3200/3200E – Introduction to Lifespan Health
  • GRNT 3400/3400E – Cognition and the Aging Brain
  • GRNT 3500/3500E – Smart Technology in an Aging Society
  • GRNT 3700/3700E – Exploring Aging through Film
  • GRNT 4960R – Faculty-Mentored Undergraduate Research I
  • GRNT 4970R – Faculty-Mentored Undergraduate Research II
  • GRNT 4980R – Faculty-Mentored Undergraduate Research III
  • HDFS 3710 – Midlife/Elder Years Survey
  • HDFS 4500 – Aging and the Family
  • HDFS 5500 – Aging and Social Inequalities

Graduate  –

Foundation Courses

  • GRNT 7100/7100E Foundations of Aging (required for MPH and graduate certificate)
  • GRNT 6650/6650E Aging in Society (required for MPH, certificate elective)
  • GRNT 7200/7200E Lifespan Health Psychology (required for MPH, certificate elective)
  • GRNT 8200/8200E Public Health and Aging (required for MPH, certificate elective)

Electives

  • GRNT 7150E Early Life Influences on Aging
  • GRNT 7400E Cognition and the Aging Brain
  • GRNT 7500E Smart Technology in an Aging Society
  • GRNT 7600E Pharmacology and Aging
  • GRNT 7800E End of Life and Older Adults
  • GRNT/EPID 8300 Epidemiology of Aging
  • GRNT/EPID 8400 Epidemiology of Chronic Disease
  • SOWK 6142 Social Work With Older Adults
  • KINS 6320 Exercise and Aging
  • HPAM 8400 Policy and Economic Analysis in Public Health
  • HPAM 8700 Management of Public Health Organizations
  • HPRB 7470 Program Evaluation in Health Promotion
  • FDNS 6560/6560E Nutrition, Health, and Aging
  • FDNS 8530-8550 Nutrition and Disease Processes I, II

Research, Practicum, Service Learning, and/or Independent Study — Permission of instructor required.

  • GRNT8000 Advanced Topics in Gerontological Research
  • GRNT8010 Advanced Topics in Gerontological Practice
  • GRNT6390 Service Learning with the Elderly
  • 7000, 7300, 9000, 9300, or other course numbers related to research, practicum, service learning, and/or independent study from any department with prior approval.