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Minor Electives: Gerontology Minor

(21 semester hours to complete the minor)

Required Courses:

  • GRN 101 Introduction to Gerontology
  • GRN 440 Current Issues in Gerontology
  • HEA 325 Health and Aging
  • PSY 324 Psychology of Aging
  • SOC 336 Sociology of Aging

Electives: (select 6 hours) *

  • PAR 215 Bioethics
  • SOC 220 Sociology of Birth and Death
  • REC 369 Therapeutic Recreation for Aging
  • SWK 310 Programs and Policies for Older Adults
  • PSY 223 Life Span Human Development
  • PSY 416 Adult Development and Life Transitions
  • COM 392 Aging and Communication
  • COM 296 Cross-cultural Communication and Aging
  • GRN 446 Health Care Access for the Elderly
  • GRN 492 Practical Pharmacology
  • GRN 491 Directed Independent Study in Gerontology*
  • GRN 495 Special Topic Seminar in Gerontology
  • SOC 418 Women and Aging

* Students may elect 3 units of independent study in Gerontology. Requires approval of Gerontology Coordinator.