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Social, Cultural, Behavioral Track Courses

Social, Cultural, and Behavioral Sciences Track Courses

Core courses (21 credit hours)

  • Biology of Aging (3 credits)
  • Epidemiology of Aging (3 credits)
  • Issues in Aging Policy (3 credits)
  • Psychological Aspects of Aging (3 credits)
  • Sociocultural Gerontology (3 credits)
  • Theories/Methods I (3 credits) (taken first semester of first year)
  • Theories/Methods II (3 credits) (taken second semester of first year)

Research Methods/Statistics Courses Foundation (6 credits)

- waived with approval, based on sufficient prior graduate training; taken first year

  • Research Methodology (3 credits)
  • Statistical Analysis (3 credits)

Advanced analytical courses * (6 credits)

-preferably a qualitative and an advanced multivariate

  • Econometric Methods I (3 credits)
  • Advanced Econometric Methods II (3 credits)
  • Multivariate Analysis in Social and Health Care Research (3 credits)
  • Repeated Measures ANOVA Designs in Nursing and Health Care (3 credits)
  • Structural Equation Modeling in Health Care Research (3 credits)
  • Statistical Applications in Evaluation Research (3 credits)
  • Multivariate Statistics (3 credits)
  • Advanced Research and Evaluation Techniques (3 credits)
  • Advanced Statistical Methods (3 credits)
  • Qualitative Methods in Social Research (3 credits)

Track Specialization Courses * (9 credits)

  • The Aging Self (3 credits)
  • Economics of Aging (3 credits)
  • Aging in Cultural Context (3 credits)
  • Sociology of Aging (3 credits)
  • Family and Aging in Society (3 credits)
  • Work and Retirement (3 credits)
  • Gender and the Life Course (3 credits)

Electives* (6 credits)

  • The Adult Learner (3 credits)
  • Adult Psychopathology (3 credits)
  • Cultural Aspects of Human Development (3 credits)
  • Work and Retirement (3 credits)
  • Social Policies and Programs for the Aging (3 credits)
  • Healthcare Organization and Delivery

* Track courses and Electives are not offered every year. Courses selected in consultation with the faculty advisor.

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