Gerontology Concentration

Requirements 

Core Requirements 1
HMS 501Critical Perspectives in Human Services4
HMS 502Interviewing and Assessment Skills in Human Services4
HMS 511Social Policy and Human Services4
HMS 516Ethics and Professional Development4
HMS 550Internship4
HMS 585HMS Capstone4
HMS 586HMS Capstone Continuing Enrollment 20
Total Hours24
Concentration Requirements
HMS 509Survey of Aging through Films4
HMS 512Neurobiological Health and Wellness in Aging4
HMS 513Aging and the Family4
HMS 532The Psycho-Social Aspects of Aging in the 21st Century4
HMS 563Sociology of Death, Dying, and Bereavement4
Elective 3
Total Hours20

The Human Services Program also offers a 16-hour professional development sequence in gerontology consisting of the following courses:

Required Courses
HMS 508Psychology Of Aging4
HMS 529Perspectives on Aging4
HMS 563Sociology of Death, Dying, and Bereavement4
HMS 582Aging And The Human Services4
Total Hours16