Aging in Appalachia, Graduate Certificate

This certificate is an interdisciplinary exploration of multiple aspects of aging in the region of Appalachia. This certificate can be attached to multiple degree programs as specialization in this area. This certificate Is flexible.

The following are the courses/curriculum for the certificate:

Cultural Competence in Appalachia - choose 1 course from:3
Seminar in Appalachian Culture
Appal Std: Themes & Voices
Time & Place in Appalachia
PSY 617App Psy: Aging in Appalachia3
Internship/Capstone/Practicum - chosen in consultation with major advisor and certificate director3
Electives (Choose 2)6
Intro to the Soc of Aging
Problems Aging Society
Human Devel and Adjustment
HR for Special Population
Foundations of HBSE
Family & Community Violence
Total Credit Hours15

Selected topics courses in aging can substitute for a required course when approved by the certificate director.