NVCC 1997-1998 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.

First Year1st Semester2nd Semester

   ENG111College Composition I3
   HMS109Struc. Career Plan. in Hum. Serv.3
   MTH120Introduction to Mathematics3
   PSY115Health Psychology3
   SPD110Intro. to Speech Communications3
   HMS131Basic Interviewing for Care Managers 3
   HMS274Physical Care Management 3
   HMS231Gerontology I 3
   HMS290Coordinated Internship 3
   PED220Adult Health & Development 2

Total Credits/Semester1814

Second Year1st Semester2nd Semester

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

Total Credits/Semester1815

Total credits for the A.A.S. Degree in Gerontology: Care Management = 65.

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