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
- FSC 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: 18 Semester Hours