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ONLINE
Start Date: 1/22/2019
Admission Deadline: 1/07/2019
GRADUATE ONLINE
Start Date: 3/05/19
Admission Deadline: 2/18/19

Program Overview

Curriculum / Courses

  • + PSY 361 -Psychology & Culture of Aging
  • A review of the biological, sociological, and psychological aspects of age-related changes in respect to perception, memory, cognition, and personality. Major developmental theories and research will be studied. Study of aging from the perspective of prominent sociological theories in Western society with an emphasis on culture.
  • + PSY 467 -Memory Loss and Aging
  • This course contrasts normal age-related changes in the brain with the effects of diseases that cause cognitive impairment.  Prevalence, incidence, symptoms, causes, treatment, and caregiving issues are discussed, with emphasis on the history and personal, social, cultural, political, and economic impacts of Alzheimer’s disease are explored.
  • + SOC 365 -Long-Term Care System
  • This course explores the components of long-term care administration. Students will examine the similarities and differences among the many long-term care service providers, how long-term care segments work together, forming an overall system, issues that individually or collectively affect them, and the skills that administrators will need to succeed in that system.
  • + PSY 363 -End-of-Life Matters
  • Broad overview of death and dying topics including choices an aging population needs to make; ethics and Christian perspective of those choices; and the experience of grief and mourning.
  • TOTAL CREDITS: 12

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Graduating Godly Individuals Prepared to Serve Christ in Church and Society.

OUR CORE VALUES

Bible Centered

Grace Theology

Ministry Focused

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To be a vibrant University exalting Jesus Christ, preparing culturally intelligent students for diverse careers in the global marketplace.

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