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Gerontology Minor

The Gerontology minor provides entry-level knowledge in the field of gerontology, helps students to develop an understanding of psychological, physiological, and social aging processes, and prepares them to pursue a formally-recognized program of study and career opportunities in gerontology. Minimum grade of C required in all minor coursework.

Required Courses

12 Semester Hours

  • PSY 206 - Human Growth and Development
  • FS 250 - Introduction to Aging
  • HED 301 - Aging and Public Health
  • NU 453 - Death, Dying and Bereavement

 

Elective Courses

Choose Two; 6 Semester Hours

  • HED 316 - Chronic Disease and Public Health
  • PSY 325 - Adult Development
  • KIN 340 - Physiology of Exercise and Healthy Aging
  • FN 345 - Nutrition & Chronic Disease
  • FN 355 - Nutrition Through the Life Cycle
  • NU 463 - Care of the Dying
  • One approved Special Topics or Independent Study course at the 400-level.

 

Total hours required for Minor: 18 Semester Hours