Sacramento City College – Certificate of Achievement – Gerontology

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Required Core: Complete ALL of the following:

GERON 300: Sociology of Aging (3 Units)*

Or SOC 335: Sociology of Aging

GERON 301: The Biology and Physiology of Aging (3 Units)*

GERON 302: Psychology of Aging: Adult Development and Aging (3 Units)*

Or PSYC 374: Psychology of Aging: Adult Development and Aging

Or FCS 324: Human Development: A Life Span

Or PSYC 370: Human Development: A Life Span

NUTRI 300: Nutrition (3 Units)*

Or NUTRI 480: Nutrition Honors (3 Units)*

PSYC 390: Psychology of Death and Dying (3 Units)*

Additional Courses:

GERON 498: Work Experience in Gerontology (0.5-4 Units)*


*The courses noted with an asterisk were offered online at least once at this college during Fall 2021, Spring 2022, and Fall 2022 academic terms.

Sacramento City College Gerontology

The courses listed above may or may not be offered online every term at this college. Visit the college’s website (below) for online options in its class schedule.  If you don’t find what you need, search our online course finder to locate an equivalent online course currently available from another college.

Important Note: Some of the courses listed above may require the completion of prerequisites. We encourage all students to meet with a counselor, onsite or online, to create an education plan that will provide the most efficient pathway to program completion.

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