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  • Emphasis in Social Work
  • Sociology & Criminal Justice

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  • Fall 2013 Undergraduate Catalog - Official

    B.A. Degree in Gerontology - Social Work (120 Credits)

    Core Requirements

    In addition to the core requirements, students must complete an emphasis in Anthropology, Biology, Economics, Health, Health Services Administration, Political Science, Psychology, Social Work, or Sociology.

    NURS 420 Gerontological Nursing to Promote Successful Aging (3)
    PHIL 311 Morals and Medicine (3)
    PSY 403 Adulthood and Aging (3)
    SOC 308 Social Gerontology (3) or
    SW 308 Social Gerontology (3)
    SW 410 Gerontology: Policy and Practice (4) or
    SOC 410 Gerontology: Policy and Practice (4)


    Requirements

    SW 250 Introduction to Social Welfare and Social Work (3)
    SW 330 Human Behavior and the Social Environment (3)
    SW 420 Generalist Practice: Individuals (3)
    SW 430 Generalist Practice: Families (3) or
    SW 440 Generalist Practice: Groups (3) or
    SW 450 Generalist Practice: Communities and Organizations (3)


    Restricted Electives

    Students must earn at least six credits in research methods chosen from the following courses.

    ECON 370 Quantitative Economic Analysis (3)
    MATH 234 Introduction to Probability and Statistics (3)
    PSY 231 Psychological Statistics and Methodology I (3)
    PSY 232 Psychological Statistics and Methodology II (3)
    SOC 350 Methods and Statistics for Social Research (4)
    SOC 351 Quantitative Methods (3)
    SOC 352 Qualitative Methods (3)
    SW 400 Research Methods in Social Work (3)