Gerontology

Certificate Requirements (28 units)

  1. HSCI 423. Health and Wellness of Older Adults (4)
  2. PSYC 329. Psychology of Adulthood and Aging (4)
  3. SOC 330. Social Gerontology (4)
  4. A minimum of sixteen units of upper-division elective courses, chosen from the following courses with the approval of an academic advisor. Internship or practicum experience is highly recommended, though not required; and it may be substituted for an upper-division elective course in the certificate.
    • ANTH 331. Anthropology of Human Development (4)
    • ANTH 332. Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Aging (4)
    • ANTH 466. Anthropology of Health, Illness and Healing (4)
    • ANTH 578. Internship in Applied Cultural Anthropology (2-5)
    • BIOL 306. Human Heredity and Development (4)
    • BIOL 314. Biology of Human Sexuality (4)
    • HSCI 310. Health and Human Sexuality (4)
    • HSCI 342. Nutrition for Your Health (4)
    • HSCI 367. Human Disease Mechanism (4)
    • HSCI 399. Community Service Project (1-2)
    • HSCI 550. Health Aspects of Death and Dying (4)
    • KINE 360. Physical Activity and Aging (2)
    • PSYC 540. Work, Retirement and Leisure (4)
    • PSYC 575. Internship in Psychology (4)
    • SOC 340. Sociology of the Family (4)
    • SOC 355. Medical Sociology (4)
    • SOC 434. Community Organization (4)
    • SOC 575. Internship in Sociology (4)
    • SOC 590. Seminar in Sociology: Aging (4)