Core Courses & Electives

Courses for Option one: Aging and the Life Course

AGE2000H Masters Core Principles of Aging (David Burnes)
AGE2500H Health & Aging (offered online May-June – not offered in 2017)
AGE3000H Doctoral Core Advanced Research Seminar in Aging and the Life Course (Lynn McDonald)

Note: AGE2000H is a prerequisite for entry into the doctoral level of the Collaborative Program

Courses for Option two: Palliative and Supportive Care

AGE1000H Masters Core Multidisciplinary Concepts in Palliative and Supportive Care Research (G. Rodin & C. Zimmerman)
AGE1500H Doctoral Core Advanced Research Methodologies in Palliative and Supportive Care (G. Devins)
Note: AGE1000H is a prerequisite for entry into the doctoral level of the Collaborative Program.

Requests to approve other courses as equivalents for fulfilling program requirements for either option may be made to the Program Committee.

Electives from Other Participating Units:

AEC 1187H Alternative Ways of Researching Aging, Ilness and Health

AGE 1200HInterprofessional Psychosocial Oncology: Introduction to Theory & Practice (offered Winter 2017) FLYER
AGE 1250HRelational Practices with Families in Oncology and Palliative Care(offered Fall 2016) FLYER
AGE 2500H  Health & Aging offered online May-June – not offered in 2017
DEN 1003Y Preventive Dentistry
EXS 5501H Physical Activity and Aging
EXS 5502H Aging and Functional Capacity: An Integrative Approach (cancelled Winter 2017)
NUR 1057H Interventions to Enhance Health, Abilities and Well-Being of Older Persons (offered Winter 2017)
NUR 1058H Aging, Gender and Equity (not offered 2016-2017)
SLP 1533Y Aphasia
SLP 1534Y Motor Speech Disorders
SLP 2501H Specialized Topics in Communication Disorders
SLP 2502Y Specialized Study in Communication Disorders
SOC 6124H The Life Course in Modern Society
SOC 6707H Intermediate Data Analysis (offered Winter 2017)
SWK 4612H Social Work and Aging: Integrated Policy and Practice
SWK 4613H Social Work Practice in Mental Health: Older Populations
SWK 4618H Special Topics in Gerontological Social Work
SWK 4634H Family Practice Across the Life Cycle: Caregiving and Older Adults (Winter 2017)
SWK 4637H Special Topics in Health: Social Work in Palliative Care
SWK 4641H Special Topics in Social Work in Gerontology: Elder Abuse (Summer 2017)
SWK 4803H Special Studies 3: Evidence-Based Counselling Strategies with Older Adults
SWK 4808H Special Studies 3: Grief Loss and Bereavement: Theory and Practice (course identifier may change)

Note: Students taking either option may choose as electives the masters core course in the other option.

Additional Electives for Option Two Only:

RLG 2018H Religion and Bioethics
RLG 2037H Religion and Healing
PHL 2145H How Bioethics Fits into Other Disciplines
PHL 2146Y Topics in Bioethics
HAD 5301H Intro to Clinical Epidemiology and Health
HAD 5730H Research Economics I: Economic Evaluation
HAD 5771H Resource Allocation Ethics
LAW 338H Public Health Law
LAW 582H Privacy, Property and the Human Body
MSC 1051H Research Bioethics
MSC 1060H Biostatistics for Health Sciences
MSC 1090H Intro to Clinical Biostatistics
MSC 3003Y Empirical Approaches in Bioethics
NUR 1021H Nursing Ethics
NUR 1023H Critical Issues in the Design of Controlled Trials of Behavioural Health Care Interventions
NUR 1024H Qualitative Research: Foundations, Methods and Designs
NUR 1025H Doing Qualitative Research
NUR 1026H Evaluating Interventions in Clinical Settings
NUR 1045H Theories of Pain: Impact on the Individual, Family and Society
NUR 1046H Persistent Illness: Theoretical, Research and Practice Implications
NUR 1050H Coping with Illness
NUR 1051H Assessment and Management of Common Responses to Illness