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California State University, Long Beach
Department of Family and Consumer Sciences

MS Gerontology Fulltime Student

Sample Program Plan:

 

 

<1st year>

Fall

Spring

Summer

GERN 400I (3)

Prerequisite

GERN 600: Seminar in Administration of Family & Consumer Sciences/Gerontology Programs

GERN 696

Research Methods

GERN 500

Introduction to the Professional Practice of Gerontology (3)

GERN Elective (3)

GERN 563

Program evaluation

Writing Proficiency Exam

Elective (3)

**Advancement to Candidacy

Upper Division Statistics (3)

EDP 419/519

HSC 403/503

PSY 310

Total Units: 9 (3 in program)

Total Units: 9

Total Units: 6

** Advancement to Candidacy (after completion of a minimum of 6 units as a matriculated student, following successful completion of the Writing Proficiency Exam)

<2nd year>

Fall

Spring

Summer

GERN Elective (3)

GERN 692 or 698 (2)

GERN 692 or 698 (2)

Elective (3)

GERN 592 Internship (3)

GERN 697: Directed Research (3)

GERN 610 or 550 (3)

Total Units: 9

Total Units: 8

Total Units: 2