Aging, Palliative and Supportive Care Across the Life Course: Courses

Core Courses for Option 1: Aging and the Life Course

Master's Level

AGE 2000H
Principles of Aging

Doctoral Level

AGE 3000H
Advanced Research Seminar in Aging and the Life Course
(AGE 2000H is a prerequisite for entry into the doctoral level of the collaborative specialization)​

Core Courses for Option 2: Palliative and Supportive Care

Master's Level

AGE 1000H
​​Multidisciplinary Research Concepts in Palliative and Supportive Care​

Doctoral Level

AGE 1500H
Advanced Research Methodologies in Palliative and Supportive Care
(AGE 1000H is a prerequisite for entry into the doctoral level of the collaborative specialization)​

Elective Courses for Option 1 or 2

Special topics courses can be taken as part of the program requirements of this collaborative specialization. Students must check their home graduate unit's website for course availability in any given session.

AGE 2500H
Current Research Topics in Aging and the Life Course
DEN 1003Y
Preventive Dentistry
EXS 5501H
Physical Activity and Aging
NUR 1057H
Interventions to Enhance Health, Abilities, and Well-Being
NUR 1058H
Aging, Gender, and Equity
REH 1520H
Physiological Factors Constraining Rehabilitation of the Elderly
REH 1620H
Methodological Issues in Research on Aging and Health
REH 1640H
Sociology of Disability
SLP 1533Y
SLP 1534Y
Motor Speech Disorders
SLP 2501H
Special Topics in Communication Disorders
SLP 2502Y
Specialized Study in Communication Disorders
SOC 6707H
Intermediate Data Analysis
SWK 4614H
Social Work Practice in Palliative Care (social work students only)
SWK 4618H
Special Issues in Gerontological Social Work
SWK 4634H
Family Practice Across the Life Cycle
SWK 4641H
Special Topics in Social Work in Gerontology
SWK 4803H
Special Studies III

Requests to approve other courses as equivalent to fulfil collaborative specialization requirements may be made to the collaborative specialization committee. Students taking either option may choose the master's core course in the other option as an elective.

Additional Electives for Option 2 Only

HAD 5301H
Introduction to Clinical Epidemiology and Health Care Research
HAD 5730H
Economic Evaluation Methods for Health Service Research
HAD 5771H
Resource Allocation Ethics
MSC 1051H
Research Bioethics
MSC 1090H
Introduction to Computational Biostatistics with R
MSC 3003Y
Empirical Approaches in Bioethics
NUR 1021H
Nursing Ethics
NUR 1024H
Foundations of Qualitative Inquiry
NUR 1025H
Doing Qualitative Research: Design and Data Collection
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
PHL 2145H
PHL 2146Y
Topics in Bioethics