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Associate of Applied ScienceFayeMcClanahan

Human Service Technology
Major: Human Services
Specialization: Gerontology


Course NumberCourse TitleLecture HoursLab HoursCourse Credits
First Semester
ENG 111*College Composition I303
HMS 100Introduction to Human Services303
HMS 121Basic Counseling Skill I303
PSY 231Life Span Human Development I303
PSY 200Principles of Psychology303
SDV 108College Survival Skills101
TOTAL16016
Second Semester
ENG 112*College Composition II303
HMS 122Basic Counseling Skills II303
PSY 232Life Span Human Development II303
MTHMathematics (MTH 151 or 163)303
HMS 231Gerontology I303
SOC 200Principles to Sociology303
TOTAL18018
Third Semester
MEN 101Mental Health Skills I303
HMS 232Gerontology II303
Elective**Humanities/Fine Arts303
ITE 115Introduction to Computer Applications & Concepts303
SOC 268Social Problems303
TOTAL15015
Fourth Semester
MEN 102Mental Health Skills II303
HLT 100First Aid & CPR303
DIT 125Current Concepts In Diet & Nutrition303
MEN 245Problems in Aging303
HMS 190Coordinated Clinical Practice0103
PED 116Lifetime Fitness & Wellness222
TOTAL141217

Total Minimum Credits for the Gerontology Specialization 66

* Students who do not wish to pursue a Baccalaureate degree may substitute ENG 101.
** Humanities/Fine Arts Electives: Students may choose from the following courses: Philosophy, Religion, Music Appreciation, Art Appreciation, and Foreign Languages. Before making a selection, the student is advised to determine the transfer institution’s requirements.

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