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2023-2024 College Catalog 
2023-2024 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Human Services - Gerontology (HSGRC)

Award: Certificate of Achievement
Pathway to Associate Degree: General Human Services (HSAA2)
Program Location: Fort Omaha Campus

The Gerontology Certificate provides knowledge and skills in an overview of human services; helping skills/techniques; community resources; assessment, case planning, and management; ethics and professionalism; social policy and exceptionalities, and an introduction to gerontology. The certificate includes general education in English composition, mathematics, psychology, sociology and informational systems.

All required classes for the HSGRC certificate must have a grade of C or better to graduate from the program.

Graduation Requirements
Major Requirements: 31.5
General Education: 13.5
Total credit hours required: 45.0

The following General Education courses are recommended for Gerontology (HSGRC): Communication: ENGL 1010 ; and Critical Thinking/Creativity & Social/Cultural Awareness: PSYC 1010   

Certificate of Achievement General Education Requirements (13.5 credit hrs.)

The following are General Education requirements for a Certificate of Achievement. Students may not use the same course to satisfy more than one degree requirement.


1 Course     4.5 credit hrs.

Select 1 Level I course from the list of Communication General Education courses in the current course catalog.


1 Course     4.5 - 5.0 credit hrs. 

Please check your degree program for recommended Math course.

Select 1 college level math course from the list of General Education math courses in the current course catalog.

*Based on the Math course you select, pre-requisites may be required.

Critical Thinking/Creativity & Social/Cultural Awareness

1 Course     4.5 credit hrs.

Select 1course from the list of Humanities or Social Sciences General Education course options in the current course catalog.