Gerontology Program Requirements
The gerontology minor consists of six courses: four required courses and your choice of two electives from a slate of multidisciplinary offerings.
Only two courses taken to meet major requirements may also be applied to the gerontology minor. A grade point average of 2.00 is required for all courses taken in residence that may be applied to the minor.
Required Courses -12 credits
- BIOL 206 - SQ The Science of Aging
- SOCI 260 - P2 Death and Dying: Ethical Concerns
- SOCI 322 - Sociology of Aging and Life Course
- Choose ONE:
- GTLY 410 Advance Issues in Aging
- GTLY 496 Independent Study in Gerontology
Electives - 6 credits
Choose TWO courses from the list below.
- ECON 224 - Economics of Health Care
- NURS 312 - Palliative/End of Life Care
- NURS 317 - Adult/Older Adult Health I
- NURS 423 - Adult/Older Adult Health II
- REST 325 - P5 Spirituality and Health
- SOCI 150 - Introduction to Human Services
- SOCI 226 - Sociology of Health and Healing
- GTLY 325 - Contemporary Issues in Gerontology
- GTLY 330 - Cross Cultural Aging
- GTLY 490 - Practicum in Gerontology*
- GTLY 496 - Independent Study*
- GTLY 497 - Research in Gerontology
Total: 18 credits
*Only one of these courses may be applied as an elective, and only one independent study may be taken for the minor.
Note: The information here is provided for informational purposes only. For exact requirements as well as course descriptions, visit the Undergraduate Catalog.