The Certificate in Gerontology
A student enrolled in the Gerontology Certificate Program must be accepted
for university admission and must complete required course work as outlined
below. It is not necessary to complete the requirements for a bachelors
degree in order to receive the Certificate in Gerontology. With the permission
of the certificate adviser, students may substitute an internship offered
by another department for HCSV 189C. An overall grade point average of
2.5 is required for the certificate.
Course Requirements for the Certificate: 21 units
The following courses, or their approved transfer equivalents, are required
of all candidates for this certificate.
7 courses required:
HCSV 178 Multicultural Health 3.0 FS Eth
This course is the same as MCGS 178 which may be substituted.
HCSV 189 Community Service: Supervision 1.0-3.0 FS
HCSV 189 must be taken for 3 units.
HCSV 143 Social Gerontology 3.0 FA
HCSV 241 Health in the Later Years 3.0 FA
PSY 207 Psychology of Aging 3.0 FA
RECR 160 Leisure in Later Life 3.0 FS
Prerequisites: Concurrent enrollment in or prior completion of RECR 010;
or faculty permission.
SWRK 295 Policy & Progs for Older Adults 3.0 SP