Dr. Anabel Pelham is a Professor Emerita. She is the founding Director of the Gerontology Program at SF State, wherein she served for 35 years; 15 years as department chair. Her current interests include international aging, community-based health and human services, wellness/spirituality in aging, advancing age-friendly cities and professionalization of the discipline of gerontology. Dr.
Prerequisites: Classified graduate status and consent of graduate adviser. Independent/original research under faculty supervision.
Continuous enrollment required for all students yet to complete the master's thesis or research project. May be repeated for a total of 9 units, but cannot be used more than 3 units for degree credit.
Prerequisite: Consent of instructor and approval of Advancement to Candidacy (ATC) and Culminating Experience (CE) forms by Graduate Studies.
Capstone to demonstrate knowledge and skills in problem-solving, decision-making, critical thinking, and cooperative and collaborative communications.
Field internship in cooperation with a private/public profit or non-profit organization enabling students to acquire competencies and experiences required for professional responsibilities. May be repeated for a total of 6 units.