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Gerontology

Course NumberCourse TitleLecture HoursLab HoursCourse Credits
First Semester
ENG 111*College Composition I 1303
HMS 100Introduction to Human Services303
HMS 121Basic Counseling Skill I303
MEN 101Mental Health Skills I303
PSY 200Principles of Psychology303
SDV 100College Success Skills101
TOTAL16016
Second Semester
ENG 112*College Composition II*303
PSY 232Life Span Human Development II303
MTHMathematics (MTH 154 or 161) 1303
HMS 122Basic Counseling Skills II303
MEN 102Mental Health Skills II303
SOC 200Principles to Sociology303
TOTAL18018
Third Semester
PSY 231Life Span Human Development I303
HLT 100First Aid & CPR (or PED elective)202
ITE 115Introduction to Computer Applications & Concepts303
HMS 231Gerontology I303
SOC 268Social Problems303
ElectiveHumanities**303
TOTAL17017
Fourth Semester
HMS 232Gerontology II303
DIT 125Current Concepts In Diet & Nutrition303
MEN 245Problems in Aging303
PED 116Lifetime Fitness & Wellness222
HMS 190Coordinated Clinical Practice0103
TOTAL111214

Total Minimum Credits for the Gerontology Specialization ... 65

1 Developmental coursework may require additional semesters to complete program.
* Students who do not wish to pursue a Baccalaureate degree may substitute ENG 101-102 for ENG 111-112
Humanities elective choice is restricted to those marked 2 for those who take ENG 101, 102.
**Humanities Electives: ART 101-1022 ; MUS 121-1222 ; ENG 241-242; ENG 243-244; REL 2302 .
Determine transfer institution’s requirements prior to selection.

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Administration of Justice & Human Services Path

Degree: Associate of Applied Science (AAS) (Human Services Specialization)
Program Code: 480-03
Program Length: 2 years – 4 Semesters
Minimum Credits: 65
– Program Degree Completion Plan 

Program Advisor
April Hess
276.964.7209,
Russell Hall Room 134