Healthy Aging, Associate of Arts (AA)
Associate Degree Graduation Requirements
Complete all of the following:
- All Department Requirements listed below with a “C” or better or “P” in each course (at least 20% of the department requirements must be completed through SBCC).
- A minimum of 18 units of SBCC General Education Requirements (Areas A-D) and Institutional Requirements (Area E) and Information Competency Requirement (Area F)
- A total of 60 degree-applicable units (SBCC courses numbered 100 and higher).
- Maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or better in all units attempted at SBCC.
- Maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or better in all college units attempted.
- A total of 15 units through SBCC.
|CNA 105||The Art of Caring for the Person with Dementia-Memory Care Basics||4.5|
|CNA 106||Compassionate Communication for Caregivers: The Art of Connecting in a Caregiving Relationship||1|
|HE 201||Introduction to Healthy Aging||3|
|HE 202||Health Promotion: Behavior Change Theories and Practice||3|
|HE 203||Health Promotion: Lifestyle Modifications and Preventative Health Care Strategies||3|
|HE 290||Work Experience in Healthy Aging||1-2|
|PSY 100||General Psychology||3-4|
|or PSY 100H||General Psychology, Honors|
|PSY 145||Human Development||3|
|Select two courses from the following:||6|
|Chemical Dependency and the Family|
|Psychology Of Health And Effective Behavior|
|Social Psychology: Psychological Perspective|
- Provide a high quality experience for individuals enrolled in the Healthy Aging Program to: understand aging as a diverse physiological process, recognize age-related changes in relation to accidents and fall prevention and develop skills and expertise with performing activities that focus on health promotion and health maintenance education.
- Prepare new students as well as current health care providers to work with and/or provide care for the aging population in a variety of settings.
- Collaborate with local community programs directed at serving the health promotion needs of the aging population.
- Provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary to improve opportunities in the workplace as well as to provide foundational knowledge for additional higher education in the field of aging.
Make an appointment with your SBCC academic counselor through Starfish to create a Student Education Plan that reflects a recommended course sequence for this program that is tailored to your individual needs.