NVCC 2002-2003 Catalog
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Career Studies Certificate AL  

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Purpose: The certificate program is designed to provide students with skills and competencies needed to work with elderly adult clients in day care, residential facilities, and other long term care environments. Occupational objectives include adult home coordinator, care management assistant, activities specialist, and gerontology assistant.

One Year1st Semester2nd Semester

   ENG111College Composition I3
   HMS131Basic Interviewing Skills for
   Care Managers3
   HMS231Gerontology I3
   HMS239Community Services for the Elderly3
   PSY115Health Psychology3
   HMS232Gerontology II 3
   HMS275Adult Home Administration 3
   HMS290Coordinated Internship 3
   PSY237Adult Psychology 3

Total Credits/Semester1512

Total credits for Care of the Aging Career Studies Certificate = 27.

All first-time students must take a one-credit Student Development (STD) course prior to enrolling in their 16th credit at NVCC.

Last revised: Tuesday, Aug-13-2002 09:01
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