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Degree Requirements

Degree Requirements for the Gerontology BA

The following is a complete listing of degree requirements for those seeking to earn a BA in Gerontology from Weekend/Evening College at Mount Saint Mary’s University.

Along with the Gerontology Major, a Minor and Certificate are also available.

All courses listed below are three-unit courses.

For more information, please consult a Mount advisor.

Lower Division

SOC 13 – Anatomy for Human Services
or
BIO 40 – Anatomy


Core Required Courses

GER 120 Case Management
GER 181 Public Policy & Aging
GER 184 Diversity & Aging in the Social Environment
GER 188 Caregiving Adaptations for Elders
GER 189 Gerontology
GER 192 Thanatology
GER 197 Gerontology Internship
SOC 112 Medical Sociology
SOC 117 Research Methods
SOC 121 Human Services Ethics


Total Units for the Degree: 36

Plus completion of the general studies requirements and the modern language (culture) requirement for a total of 124 units

Total Units for Complete Bachelor’s Degree: 124