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.

Required Courses:
GERO 101 Introduction to Gerontology 3
PSY 364 Adult Development & Aging 3
NRSE 342 Ethical Issues Confronting the Geriatric Patient 3
GERO 495 Internship in Gerontology 4
Six credits of electives chosen from::
BIO 401 Human Nutrition & Metabolism 3
EXS 215 Physiological Aspects of the Human Performance of the Aging 3
GERO 498 special Topics in Gerontology 3
PSY 380 Psychology of Dying and Death 3
PSY 458 Human Neuropsychology 3
SOC 340 Aging in American Society 3
SOC 440 Death and Dying: Sociological Implications 3
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