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SOCIAL WORK AND HUMAN SERVICES: SPECIALIZATION E: AGING ADULTS: THE FAMILY AND SOCIETY/BACHELOR OF ARTS
Total Credit Hours: 128
Major Credit Hours: 45
SPECIALIZATION E: AGING ADULTS: THE FAMILY AND SOCIETY
This specialization prepares students to work as professionals in an array of settings with aging adults, their families, and the community. The specialization provides generalist skills and knowledge pertaining to aging. It also offers a knowledge base that will support the application of theory and research to practical problems of human adjustment and development at later stages of the life cycle. This specialization also prepares students for graduate school. An additional two courses will be added to the requirements of students who plan to pursue graduate school.
I. Core Courses (45)78-100 Introduction to Social Work and Human Services (3)78-250 Human Behavior in the Social Environment I (3)78-251 Human Behavior in the Social Environment II (3)78-301 Ethical Issues in Social Work and Human Services (3)78-304 Crisis Intervention (3)78-306 Methods of Intervention with Families (3)78-307 Death and Dying (3)78-308 Methods of Intervention with Individuals II (3)78-317 Social Services for the Elderly (3)78-326 Administration in the Social Services (3)78-497 Senior Seminar (3)78-498 Fieldwork Internship (12)
II. The advanced writing requirement of the General Education curriculum is satisfied by Social Work and Human Service majors by successful completion of Research and Practice in Social Work and Human Service (78-496) (3) or Methods of Intervention with Groups and Communities (78-305) (3).