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GENERAL STUDIES CERTIFICATE

General Requirements
ENG 111                College Writing I
COM 111               Speech Communication
PSY 100                 General Psychology
PRO 101 HS/GS      Professional Development Seminar I

Concentration Requirements
Three courses, one course in each of three of the following areas:
• Humanities    • Mathematics    • Natural Sciences    • Social Sciences    
• Management    • Computer Information Systems               
 

Total Credits: 21 credits


ELDER CARE CERTIFICATE

This certificate program is designed to prepare workers in the expanding field of services to those who are aging such as supported elder housing facilities, assisted living facilities, nursing homes, adult day care agencies, home care agencies, councils on aging, senior centers and others. Aspects of the psychological dimensions of aging over a life span, theories of aging, biological changes associated with aging, life course transitions, family relationships and social support are topics that are addressed throughout this 21 credit certificate program. An intrinsic part of the program is the 90 hour internship where students can utilize skills taught and explore employment options in the field.

General Requirements
ENG 111                College Writing I

Concentration Requirements
PSY 104                 Life Span Psychology
PSY 105                 Psychology of Aging
HUS 106                Concepts and Practices in the Elder Care Network
HUS 248                Case Management: Social and Econ. Implications of Aging
PSY 116                 Counseling: Interpersonal Com. in the Aging Network
PRO 106 HS/GS      Internship in Elder Care

Total Credits: 21 credits


MANAGEMENT CERTIFICATE

General Requirements
ENG 111                College Writing I
COM 111               Speech Communication
PSY 100                 General Psychology

Concentration Requirements  
MAN 101               Management I
MAN 104               Supervisory Management

Management electives (6 credits)

Total Credits: 21 credits