Bachelor of Science in Health Science Program

Certificate in Gerontology

The Certificate in Gerontology provides an opportunity for students in various programs to learn about a complementary field of study. Students enrolled in programs such as social work, journalism, social sciences, and business may find a concentration in gerontology to be an advantage in the workplace. The certificate includes an internship course, giving the student field experience in gerontology.

Students must complete four upper division Health Science courses beyond HS 1000:

HS 3060    Global Aging

HS 3070    Gerontology Theory and Practice

HS 4010    Social Gerontology in Health Science

REL 3007   On Death and Dying

HS 4900    Health Science Internship

*Starting in Spring 2013