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Certificate Requirements

Undergraduate Certificate in Gerontology

Total for the certificate: 24 quarter credits

Required Courses (18 crs.)

Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Aging
Embodiment in Later Life 
      or Health Aspects of Aging
Psychosocial Aspects of Aging
Social Systems in Later Life
Senior Power, Politics & Policy
Theorizing & Researching in Gerontology 
      or Gerontology: Synthesis & Action

Gerontology Electives (6 crs.)
Choose two or more from the following:
Women's Issues in Aging
Communication & Aging
Special Topics in Gerontology
Narrative Gerontology
Media Images in Aging
Emerging Concepts & Frameworks for Aging and Old Age
Aging & Family

Please see the current Marylhurst University catalog for complete information.

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