Chair, Department of Health Sciences and Kinesiology
Hollis Building, Room 2115
Certificate Requirements: 18 Credit Hours
The program provides students with a multi-disciplinary background in aging and offers an opportunity to explore aspects of aging relevant to personal interests and career goals.
|GERO 5500||Survey of Gerontology||3|
|GERO 5510||Healthy Aging||3|
|GERO 5520||Gerontology Practicum||1-3|
|Select three of the following courses:||9|
|Physical Activity in Disease Prevention/Treatment|
or other advisor approved elective course(s) such as:
|Worksite Wellness and Safety|
|Health and Human Development|
|Health Weight Management and Body Composition|
|Total Credit Hours||18|
Policies, Requirements and Standards - Gerontology
Students who complete the application for admission to the certificate program and return it to the Department of Health Science and Kinesiology will be invited to meet with an assigned faculty member to discuss the proposed program of study. A minimum grade of C or better must be earned in each course for the certificate to be awarded on the undergraduate level. The gerontology certificate program consists of six courses (18 semester hours), and all courses listed are pre- or co-requisites to GERO 5520.