Gerontology Minor

Minor Requirements

A minor in gerontology consists of a minimum of 18 semester hours, including:

GERN 200The Aging Process

3

GERN 241The Psychology of Aging

3

GERN 242The Sociology of Aging

3

GERN 425Gerontology Ethics

3

The student must also select two of the following courses:

BIOL 201Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology

3

BIOL 322Human Anatomy & Physiology I

3

BIOL 323Human Anatomy & Physiology II

3

GERN 210Gender and Aging

3

GERN 400Internship

3

GERN 450Senior Seminar: Selected Topics

3

HEPR 205Human Nutrition

3

PSYC 208Lifespan Development

3

PSYC 309Health Psychology

3

SOCI 230Sociology of the Family

3

SOCI 250Human Diversity in America

3

GEND 350Topics in Gender Studies

2 to 4

SOWK 101Introduction to Social Work

3

Students wishing to use BIOL 201, BIOL 322, or BIOL 323 to satisfy either of the two electives must also complete the respective labs for these courses: BIOL 201, BIOL 322L, and BIOL 323L.