Minor in Gerontology

The minor in gerontology provides students with a solid background in different issues related to adult development and aging in order to prepare them to serve the aging population in various capacities. The minor incorporates courses from the schools of Arts and Sciences, Education and Professional Studies, and Technology. For more information, refer to the gerontology page linked here.

Note: Psychology majors choosing to minor in gerontology cannot double-count major and minor requirements.

PSY 364 Adult Development & Aging 3
PSY 458 Human Neuropsychology 3
NRSE 342 Ethical Issues Confronting the Geriatric Patient 3
One three-hour practicum chosen from:  
NRSE 498 Special Studies in Nursing 3
PSY 496 Internship in Psychological Applications 3
EXS 450 Practicum in Exercise Science 3
EXS 470 Internship in Exercise and Health Promotion 6
BIO 391 Internship in Biology 3
BMS 391 Internship in Biomolecular Science 3
Six credits of electives chosen from:  
NRSE 490 Leadership in Management in Nursing 3
EXS 215 Physiological Aspects of the Human Performance of the Aging  3
PSY 380 Psychology of Dying and Death 3
SOC 340 Aging in American Society 3
SOC 440 Death and Dying: Sociological Implications 3
BIO 401 Human Nutrition & Metabolism 3
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