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  • Gerontology Program

    The Gerontology Program prepares students for careers in neighborhood senior citizens’ centers, in nursing homes and in geriatric outreach programs. Gerontology students who transfer to senior colleges can continue their studies in fields such as gerontology and social work.

    Program Director: 
    Les Gallo-Silver
    (718) 482-5756
    lgallo@lagcc.cuny.edu

     



    Curriculum


    COURSE NAME   CREDITS 
       
    Counseling   
        New Student Seminar 0
       
    English: 8 credits   
        Composition I: ENC/ENG 101 3
        Writing through Literature: ENG 102  3
        The Research Paper: ENG 103 2
       
    Humanities: 3 credits   
        Select one of the following courses:  3
        Critical Thinking: HUP 102  
        Creative Thinking: HUP 103  
       
    Math, Engineering & Computer Science: 3 credits   
        Elementary Statistics I: MAT 120 3
       
    Natural Sciences: 4 credits   
        Select one of the following courses:  4
        Principles of Biology: SCB 115  
        Introduction to Chemistry: SCC 205  
        Foundations of Chemistry: SCC 210  
       
    Health Sciences: 5 credits   
        Aging and Health: SCH 111 3
        Community Health: SCN 195 2
       
    Social Science: 12 credits   
        Introduction to Sociology: SSS 100 3
        General Psychology: SSY 101 3
        Developmental Psychology I: SSY 240 3
        Developmental Psychology II: SSY 241 3
       
    Human Services: 15 credits    
    Core Courses: 6 credits   
        Orientation to Human Services: HSC 101 3
        Principles of Human Relations: HSC 102 3
    Gerontology: 9 credits   
        Introduction to Gerontological Services: HSG 150 3
        Survey of Psych Treatments: HSM 120 3
        Conflict Resolution: HSC 160 3
       
    Clinical Courses: 10 credits   
    (Faculty Approval is Necessary must be taken with an internship seminar and field placement)   
        Co-op Prep: HSS 014 0
        Human Services Roles and Systems: HSC 1351  3
        Activities for Human Services Settings: HSC 1302  3
    Internship Courses:   
        Human Services and Internship Seminar 1: HSC 2031  2
        Mental Health/Gerontology Internship & Seminar 2: HSM 2042  2
       
    Total Credits:  60 
       
    1 Students in this program must take these courses together at the same time.  
    2 Students in this program must take these courses together at the same time.  

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