GERO 650 Capstone Course: Creating Change

(3 credits; 7 weeks, Fall 2nd year)

Course offers the opportunity to develop, lead, and manage programs through a capstone project. The course is designed to facilitate/develop the student’s knowledge, skills, and abilities to visualize, propose, and implement programs reflective of innovative arenas of healthcare. Self-directed learning strategies are utilized to broaden and deepen the students' critical reasoning process, integrating the philosophical tenets and conceptual models of their profession. Students will identify a problem and design a program or business that will address this problem. It will be presented to employer or appropriate audience to start the process of change.