Gerontology Concentration

This concentration is available in a blended format.

Core Requirements 1
HMS 501 Critical Perspectives in Human Services 4
HMS 502 Interviewing and Assessment Skills in Human Services 4
HMS 511 Social Policy and Human Services 4
HMS 516 Ethics and Professional Development 4
HMS 550 Internship 4
HMS 585 HMS Capstone 4
HMS 586 HMS Capstone Continuing Enrollment 2 0
Concentration Requirements
HMS 508 Psychology Of Aging 4
HMS 529 Perspectives on Aging 4
HMS 563 Sociology of Death, Dying, and Bereavement 4
HMS 582 Aging And The Human Services 4
Elective 3 4
Total Hours 44
1

Offered online each fall and spring semester.

2

Zero credit hour/one billable hour each fall and spring semester until completion.

3

 Students must receive approval from their academic advisor for elective course.

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

HMS 508 Psychology Of Aging 4
HMS 529 Perspectives on Aging 4
HMS 563 Sociology of Death, Dying, and Bereavement 4
HMS 582 Aging And The Human Services 4
Total Hours 16