Courses - Required for Aging Studies Certificate
- Basic Aspects of Aging - sample syllabus
Dr. Rich MacNeil teaches this class in person in the fall. There is also an on-line version of this class available year around.
- Biology of Aging - sample syllabus
Mark Holbrook is the instructor of this course which is taught in the fall and spring semesters.
- Global Aging: Cultural Comparisons - sample syllabus
Dr. Mercedes Bern-Klug teaches this class in-person in the spring and on-line in fall.
- Psychology of Aging in the fall this class is taught by Dr. Howard Butcher syllabus and in the spring the class is taught by Dr. Brian Kaskie sample syllabus.
- Internship in Aging available fall and spring semesters; student helps to design experience. (3 credits). Students should have completed all ASP core classes and be enrolled in the ASP Certificate program. Special permission from the ASp director is required to enroll in the internship.
- Seminar (this goes with the internship) (1 credit) Special permission required to enroll in the ASP seminar.
- Electives take 5 semester hours of approved ASP electives.
Current Courses Listings
For a list of current courses offered in Aging Studies, please go to the ISIS page and do a search for classes in the
153: series (153 is the Aging Studies number) ISIS.
Guided Independent Study (GIS) Courses
Students may take some courses in Aging Studies through guided independent study. To view the listings of available courses, go to ISIS.
For more information about guided independent study courses and Distance Education, call (319) 335-2575 or Iowa toll-free (1-800-272-6430).
Students may also write to:
Guided Independent Study
Center for Credit Programs
The University of Iowa
Iowa City, Iowa 52242
If you are interested in obtaining graduate credit for guided independent study courses, in order to be certain the courses you take carry graduate credit at The University of Iowa, you must be admitted to the Graduate College and have completed at least one course in residence.