2019-2020 Catalog

Minor in Gerontology

The interdisciplinary minor in gerontology enhances professionals’ capacity to work with older persons. It requires four courses in four disciplines. Students select another 9 credits to earn 20 credits in coursework related to gerontology.


SWK 313Orientation to Gerontology3
NURS 284Functional Changes in Aging
PSYC 355Adulthood and Aging3
SOC 352Aging and Society3
Select three of the following:9
Introduction to Ethics
Introduction to American Indian Studies
Fundamentals of Nutrition
Behavior Modification and Therapy
Diversity Psychology
RELS 245
Medical Sociology
Human Behavior and the Socal Environment I
Overview of Disabilities
Total Credits18

With current approval of the student adviser and the minor coordinator up to three credit hours of departmental tutorial readings, special topics and/or research studies may be included.

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