Minor in Gerontology

The interdisciplinary minor in gerontology enhances professionals’ capacity to work with older persons. It requires three courses in three disciplines. Students select another 9 credits to earn 18 credits in coursework related to gerontology.


SWK 313Orientation to Gerontology3
PSYC 355Adulthood and Aging3
SOC 352Aging and Society3
Select four of the following:9
Introduction to American Indian Studies
Introduction to Ethics
Death and Dying
Fundamentals of Nutrition
Behavior Modification and Therapy
Diversity Psychology
Medical Sociology
Human Behavior and the Social 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.