Certificate in Gerontology
Units required for Certificate: 181
The Gerontology Program provides an applied interdisciplinary approach to studying the human aging process and the challenges encountered by older adults and their families as they interact in contemporary society. The curriculum is anchored in life course and humanistic theory, and concentrates on the needs of both healthy and chronically ill elders.
Candidates must maintain an overall GPA of 3.0 in courses submitted for the certificate.
Graduate students wishing to pursue independent study focusing on aspects of Gerontology are encouraged to also take GERO 299: Special Problems.
Students must either be in a graduate degree program at Sacramento State or must apply for graduate admission to the University.
|Required Courses (18 Units)|
|GERO 101||Elder Care Continuum Services and Strategies||3|
|GERO 200||Adaptation To Age Related Changes, Illnesses and Caregiving||3|
|GERO 221||Strategies for Optimal Aging||3|
|GERO 222||Managing Disorders in Elders||3|
|GERO 102/PPA 100||Social Policy for an Aging Society||3|
|or GERO 103||Applied Care Management in Gerontological Practice|