Undergraduate Catalog 2009-2011




C. Andreoletti (860-832-1646) and M. Levvis (860-832-0184), Co-Chairs; M. Fallon, C. Mate-Kole, P. Osei, S. Walsh, C. Watson


Program Overview

The gerontology minor is an interdisciplinary program designed to provide students with a comprehensive background in different issues related to adult development and aging in order to prepare them to serve the aging population in various capacities. Students are encouraged to visit the gerontology minor website at www.psychology.ccsu.edu/gerontology for more information about the program and to learn more about career opportunities in the field of aging.


Minor in Gerontology (18 credits)

PSY 364Adult Development & Aging3
PSY 458Human Neuropsychology3
NRSE 342Ethical Issues Confronting the Geriatric Patient3
One three-hour practicum chosen from:
NRSE 498Special Studies in Nursing3
PSY 496Internship in Psychological Applications3
EXS 450Practicum in Exercise Science3
EXS 470Internship in Exercise and Health Promotion6
BIO 391Internship in Biology3
BMS 391Internship in Biomolecular Science3
Six credits of electives chosen from:
NRSE 490Leadership in Management in Nursing3
EXS 215Physiological Aspects of the 
Human Performance of the Aging3
PSY 380Psychology of Dying and Death3
SOC 340Aging in American Society3
SOC 440Death and Dying: Sociological Implications3
BIO 401Human Nutrition & Metabolism3

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