Oct 22, 2018  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Undergraduate Academic Catalog

Gerontology Minor/Certificate


A minor in gerontology is available to Health Science and other majors who earn a total of 21-23 credits. Courses must be completed in at least 4 disciplines. Credits taken for the gerontology minor cannot also be used toward the 20 credit Elective requirement for the Health Science major. Please note that PHIL 205B!  is a pre-requisite for students planning to take HS 495 as their field experience course, and should be taken as part of their Category 5 general education requirements.

A certificate in gerontology is available for non-matriculated students who complete gerontology minor requirements that meet the Association for Gerontology in Higher Education (AGHE) standards.

 

Introduction to Gerontology (3 cr)


 One course from:

Social Aspects of Aging (3 cr)


One course from:

Psychological Aspects of Aging (4 cr)


One course from:

Biology/Physiology/Health Aspects of Aging (3 cr)


One course from:

Course Integrating Content with Major (3-4 cr)


One additional course from the options approved above.

Elective Course (3 cr)


One additional course from the options listed above.