Gerontology Minor

Requirements of the Gerontology Minor

  • Minor program requirements may not overlap more than 9 credit hours with a student’s major program requirements.
  • Students from any major may take the Gerontology Minor.
  • Students must have a minimum 2.0 cumulative average for admission into the minor
  • A maximum of 3 courses of transfer credit will be permitted.

Program Requirements

Required Courses (9 credit hours including prerequisites)
PSY 327ADULT DEVELOPMENT AND AGING I (prerequisite: PSY 101) 13
HEW 345WELLNESS, FITNESS, AND AGING3
Electives Selected by Advisement (9-12 credit hours)
Select 9-12 credit hours (including prerequisites) from the following:9-12
PERSONAL FINANCE
ESTATE PLANNING
INTRODUCTION TO DISEASE PREVENTION
INTRODUCTORY NUTRITION
PSYCHOLOGY OF DEATH AND DYING 1
ADULT DEVELOPMENT AND AGING II 1
INTRODUCTION TO COMMUNICATION DISORDERS
COMMUNICATION DISORDERS II 1
SOCIOLOGY OF AGING 1
THE ELDERLY AND SOCIAL SERVICES
XXX 488
Internship
or
XXX 495
Independent Study
Total Credit Hours18-21