Gerontology Certificate

Gerontology Certificate Requirements

12 Credits

FSHD 1010Introduction to Adult Development and Aging 3
FSHD 2045Physical Activity, Nutrition, & Health in Aging3
FSHD 3000Death and Dying3
FSHD 3120Aging: Adaptation and Behavior3

Completion Requirements

  1. Cumulative GPA 2.0 or higher.

Gerontology Certificate Program Learning Outcomes

At the successful conclusion of this program, students will be able to:

  1. Develop and demonstrate an understanding of the normal changes associated with aging.
  2. Distinguish between normal aging changes and changes/behaviors with pathological condition. 
  3. Develop and demonstrate an understanding of current aging issues in society such as: politics, health, family relationships and caregiving, work and retirement, economic well-being, housing, and demographics.