NVCC 2002-2003 Catalog
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Associate in Applied Science Degree AL  

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Purpose: The curriculum is designed to provide a broad base of knowledge, methods, and skills which underlie comprehensive delivery of human services with options or specialties in the gerontology field. The occupational objectives include gerontology assistant in work environments such as nursing homes, adult day care facilities, residential, and other long-term care environments.

First Year1st Semester2nd Semester

   ENG111College Composition I3
   HMS109Struc. Career Plan. in Hum. Svcs.3
   MTH120Introduction to Mathematics3
   PSY115Health Psychology3
   SPD110Intro. to Speech Communication3
   HMS131Basic Interviewing for Care Managers 3
   HMS231Gerontology I 3
   HMS274Physical Care Management 3
   HMS290Coordinated Internship 3
   PED220Adult Health & Development 2
   PSY232Life Span Human Development II 3

Total Credits/Semester1617

Second Year1st Semester2nd Semester

   HMS229Working with Support Groups3
   HMS230Assessment Techniques for Care Managers3
   HMS232Gerontology II3
   HMS239Community Services for the Elderly3
   HMS275Adult Home Administration3
   SOC245Sociology of Aging3
   HMS238Selected Topics in Aging 3
   HMS240Legal & Policy Issues for Older 
   Populations 3
   HMS290Coordinated Internship 3
   ISTElective 3
   SOC247Death and Dying 3

Total Credits/Semester1815

Total credits for the A.A.S. Degree in Gerontology: Care Management = 66.

To graduate from a degree program, students entering NVCC Fall 1999 or later must demonstrate computer competency skills as described in the Degree Requirements section of the Instructional Programs of this catalog.

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