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 bachelor's degree in order to receive
the Certificate in Gerontology. With the permission of the certificate advisor, students may substitute an internship offered
by another department for HCSV 389. 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:
This course is also offered as MCGS 328.
Prerequisites: Faculty permission.
||Community Services: Supervision
HCSV 389 must be taken for 3 units.
||Health in the Later Years
||Psychology of Adulthood and Aging
Prerequisites: Concurrent enrollment in or prior completion of RECR 200, or faculty permission.
||Therapeutic Recreation Activities for Older Adults
||Policy and Programs for Older Adults
Appropriate course substitutions of equivalents or waivers may be granted by the Gerontology program advisor. Please consult
the advisor regarding specifics.