Gerontology

Overview

Sacramento City College Gerontology

The Gerontology program at Sacramento City College will provide students with an overview of the biological, physiological, psychological, and sociological factors involved in aging. Students will be able to apply this knowledge within a variety of careers to better serve and care for our aging population. Students who are planning to continue their study in gerontology by transferring to a four-year college should consult the “Requirements for Transfer Institutions” section of this catalog. Consultation with a Sacramento City College counselor is also advised.

Career Options

Possible career opportunities may include but are not limited to: elder care, program aide or assistant, geriatric aide, home-care specialist, home health aide, inter-generational care provider, and professional caregiver.