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|Human Services: Gerontology (AA)
Total Units: 37
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The Gerontology major is designed as an interdiciplinary approach to understanding the aging process for students interested in providing services to the elderly, influencing public policy concerning aging, while working as program advocates, planners and/or evaluators in the field of aging.
The requirements for the Human Services: Gerontology (AA) program are:
Complete 37 units from
- Human Services Core Requirements
- Gerontology Emphasis Requirements
|Human Services Core Requirements - complete 28.00 units|
|CHLD 10||Developmental Stages of Childhood||3.00|
|COMM 5||Group Discussion & Problem Solving||3.00|
|COUN 74||Identity and Cultural Diversity||3.00|
|COUN 89||Ethical Issues in Human Services||1.50|
|COUN 90||Introduction to Human Services||3.00|
|COUN 91||Skills and Techniques in Human Services||3.00|
|COUN 93||Introduction to Case Management||1.50|
|HLE 95||Introduction to Alcohol and Drug Studies||3.00|
|LIR 10||Introduction to Information Literacy||1.00|
|PSYCH 1A||General Psychology||3.00|
|WEOC 99I||Occupational Work Experience-Internship||0.50-8.00|
|Gerontology Emphasis Requirements - complete 9.00 units|
|PSYCH 56||Death & Dying||3.00|
|SOC 61||Aging & Society||3.00|
|Complete any combination totaling at least 3.00 units from the following:|
|CNIS 90||Money Management||3.00|
|CNIS 190||Money Management||3.00|
|HLE 50||Health Choices||3.00|
|PHIL 7||Contemporary Moral Issues||3.00|
|PSYCH 40||Psychological Perspectives on Gender||3.00|
|SOC 10||Marriage & the Family||3.00|
The requirements for this program of study are effective beginning the semester shown above. If you began working on this program before the effective semester, you may not be affected by the changes. Consult with the program contact person or the department chair to determine your eligibility to complete the program under previous requirements.
Associate Degree Requirements:
The major is one of several requirements students need to fulfill in order to be awarded the Associate Degree, the highest level of academic achievement recognized by Santa Rosa Junior College. Please note that all of the following requirements must be met in order for the degree to be conferred:
For all students admitted for the Fall 2009 term or any term thereafter,
a grade of "C" or better, or "P" if the course is taken on a pass/no pass basis,
is required for each course applied toward the major.
Course Prerequisites and Advisories:
Courses in a program of study may have prerequisites or advisories;
that is, courses that must or should be completed before taking that course.
Please check for prerequisites or advisories by clicking on the course numbers
in the Program Requirements section.