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Aging Services
Undergraduate Certificate in
Adult Development and Aging Services

Courses

Professional Core (12 credits)

  • 3
    credits

    Examination of human aging from a biological perspective. Population demographics, physiological and pathological changes, and healthy lifestyles are discussed. Students who have passed BIOL 409 may not schedule this course.

    • GN

      This course course may be used to satisfy the Natural Sciences (GN) requirement.

  • 3
    credits

    Examination of the social, political, historic, and scientific factors in the development and organization of health services.

  • 3
    credits

    Physiological, psychological, and social development and intervention from young adulthood through old age.

    • GS

      This course can be used to satisfy the Social and Behavioral Sciences (GS) requirement.

  • 3
    credits

    Introduction to the sociological study of aging.

Professional Electives (Select 3 credits)

  • 3
    credits

    Introduction to psychosocial and family development at all stages of the individual and family life cycle.

    • GS

      This course can be used to satisfy the Social and Behavioral Sciences (GS) requirement.

  • 3
    credits

    Conceptions of life span personal and interpersonal skill enhancement.

  • 3
    credits

    Examines bases for choices among values in personal and professional relations in human development processes and supporting services.

  • 3
    credits

    Survey of individual and family formal and informal intervention efforts; historical and current perspectives and approaches.

    • Prerequisite

      HDFS 129

  • 3
    credits

    An overview of families, focusing primarily on contemporary American families.

  • 3
    credits

    This course is designed for nutrition majors and non-majors to provide a broad understanding of general principles of nutrition. Concepts covered include the essential nutrients, digestion, absorption, transport, and food sources.

    • 3
      credits

      Introduction to general psychology; principles of human behavior and their applications.

      • GS

        The credits earned in this course may be applied toward the Social and Behavioral Sciences (GS) requirement.

    • or:
      3
      credits

      The nature and characteristics of human societies and social life.

      • GS

        This course can be used to satisfy the Social and Behavioral Sciences (GS) requirement.

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