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

Sample Program Plan: MS Gerontology (37 units) Part time Student

Fall Spring Summer

GERN 400I (Prerequisite) or

Statistics:

EDP 419/519 HSC 403/503 PSY 310

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 582 (3)

or Statistics

GERN 563

Program evaluation

(May take in year 2)
Writing Proficiency Exam   **Advancement to Candidacy

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Total Units: 6

(3 in program)

Total Units: 6

(3-6 in program)

 

 

  Total Units: 3-6

** 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 697: Directed Research (3)

GERN 563 (3) or

GERN 592 Internship (3)

GERN Elective (3) Elective (3) or GERN 600 or GERN 582 (3)

 

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Total Units: 3

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Total Units: 6

Total Units: 6  

 

3rd Year

Fall Spring Summer
GERN 592 (if not taken in summer)

Elective (3)

GS 700, if needed
GERN 692/698 (4) Elective (3)  

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Total Units: 4

Total Units: 6 ___________