Program Details

Career Program

Arts and Sciences - Aging Studies Transfer Recommendation

Program Information:

Associate of Arts

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Mike Stovall • Phone: 410-386-8206 • Email:

The Arts and Sciences - Aging Studies program at Carroll Community College provides basic knowledge of human behavior and a foundation for continued study in aging studies/gerontology. Graduates are suitably prepared to transfer to four-year colleges and universities in Maryland as well as other states. By following this program, students will be well-positioned to transfer. By using ARTSYS, students can plan a course of study that will transfer seamlessly to an upper division school of choice.


Recommended Program Electives (any 29 elective credits required for graduation)
 HLTH-201  Women’s Health  3 credits
 PSYC-175  Psychology of Aging  3 credits
 PSYC-195  Death and Dying  3 credits
 PSYC-235  Introduction to Helping and Counseling  3 credits
 SOC-120  Introduction to Aging Studies  3 credits
 SOC-299  Internship - Aging Studies  3 credits
 SPAN-101  Elementary Spanish 1  3 credits
 SPAN-102  Elementary Spanish 2  3 credits
   Refer to ARTSYS and the receiving institution’s
 catalog to select transferable courses

Program Electives for Business Management Careers

 BUAD-101  Introduction to Business  3 credits
 CIS-101  Introduction to Computer Information Systems  3 credits
 MGMT-201  Principles of Management  3 credits
 MKTG-201  Principles of Marketing  3 credits

Program Electives for Psychology/Social Work Careers

 SOC-105  Marriage and the Family  3 credits
 SOC-110  Social Problems  3 credits
 PSYC-107  Positive Psychology  3 credits
 PSYC-201  Social Psychology  3 credits

Program Electives for Health/Wellness Careers

 HLTH-101  The Science and Theory of Health and Wellness  3 credits
 HES-100  Emergency Care - First Aid, Safety and CPR  3 credits
 PHED-101  Lifetime Fitness and Health  3 credits
General Education Requirements
 Arts and Humanities (PHIL-105, Ethics, recommended)  6 credits
 Biological and Physical Sciences  
 (ENV-105, Environmental Science, recommended)
 3 - 4 credits
 Biological and Physical Sciences
 (BIOL-105, Human Biology, recommended)
 4 credits
 Emerging Issues 
 (DVTY-115, Diversity in the US, recommended)
 3 credits
 English Composition and Literature  6 credits
 (MATH-115, Introduction to Statistical Methods,
 3 - 5 credits
 Social and Behavioral Sciences  
 (SOC-101, Introduction to Sociology, recommended)
 3 credits
 Social and Behavioral Sciences 
 (PSYC-101, General Psychology, recommended)
 3 credits
 Total Credits  60

Diversity/ World View requirement met (DVTY-115, ENGL-102).

The Carroll diploma will specify the degree conferred (i.e. Associate of Arts). Students may take 29 credits from any subject to fulfill Carroll graduation requirements and work toward transfer-college course requirements. Arts and Sciences recommendation program titles (i.e. Aging Studies) will not appear on the Carroll transcript or diploma.

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