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Department of Psychology
Minor in Gerontology
The Gerontology Minor is intended to complement and enhance career opportunities for students across a variety of majors by providing a broad multidisciplinary understanding of aging processes and issues. Beyond the core course, students are able to individualize their studies to fit their career goals or personal needs. This includes a personalized experiential or service learning component. [ View Catalog ]
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Minor in Gerontology: 18 s.h.
Academic Adviser: Dr. Robert C. Intrieri, Department of Psychology
Core Courses: 9 s.h.
- GERO 200 Introduction to Gerontology (3)
- PSY 423 Psychology of Adulthood and Aging (3)
- SOC 405 Sociology of Aging in Rural and Urban America (3)
Electives: 6 s.h.
Select 6 s.h. from the following courses*:
- CN 433 - Special Problems in Counselor Education (1–3)
- HS 410 - Human Disease (3)
- HS 412 - Principles and Practices of Public Health Administration (3)
- HSM 314 - Health Care Management (3)
- MUS 151 - Introduction to Music Therapy (2)
- KIN 290 - Anatomy & Physiology I (3)
- KIN 300 - Fitness Activities for the Older Adult (3)
- RPTA 251 - Inclusive Leisure Services for People with Disabilities (3)
- RPTA 452 - Leisure Services for the Elderly (3)
- SW 442 - National Social Work Policy and Services (3)
- ZOOL 420 - Biology of Aging (3)
Practicum: 3 s.h.
- PSY 487 — Field Experience (1)
- PSY 490 — Seminar (2)