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.
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
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