Adult Development and Aging (CCL)

Program Information

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Adult Development and Aging will prepare individuals to enter the family life education, human development, or child and family organizations field at the paraprofessional level. Students at a paraprofessional level can expect to find employment opportunities in adult day care centers, crisis intervention programs, group and halfway houses, hospice care, senior citizen centers, social service agencies (both private and State/local government), facilities for the disabled and developmentally challenged individuals, community mental health clinics, psychiatric facilities, shelters and other child and family, community-based organizations.

Program Notes

You must earn a "C" or better for all courses required in the program.

The courses in this program may all also be applied towards an associate degree (AAS) in Family Life Education (Adult Development and Aging emphasis) for students who wish to continue their studies.

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Recommended Course Sequence

Semester I - FALL 6 Credits Grade Sem/Year
BPC 110 Computer Usage & Applications OR 3    
CIS 105 Survey Computer Info Systems 3    
CFS 249 Transition to Adulthood 3    
Semester II - SPRING 13 Credits Grade Sem/Year

CFS247, CFS251 and CFS252 are available at GCC only during the Spring semester.

CFS 247 Family Ties and Aging 3    
CFS 251 Transitions: Work to Retirement 3    
CFS 252 Contemporary Issues in Aging 3    
FCS 250 Portfolio Development and Professional Writing 3    
FCS 260 Family and Consumer Science Internship 1    

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