The Minor in Gerontology

One of the most significant demographic changes in America today is the aging of its population. Expanding opportunities exist among individuals who provide direct services to older adults. The Gerontology Minor, consisting of 22 hours of course work, complements a variety of existing degree programs by adding specific knowledge and skills in working with and relating to the older population.

Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
HHP 670 Introduction to Gerontology 2
PSY 420 Psychology of Aging
or
3
PSY 668 Neuropsychology 3
SOC 644 Sociology of Aging 3
HHP 335 Physiology of Aging 3
HHP 470 Seminar in Gerontology 2
     
Electives 9 hours  
NURS 211 Learning in Older Adulthood 2
SLP 655 Communication in Aging 2
AGRI 301 Home Horticulture 3
PSY 668 Neuropsychology 3
PSY 420 Psychology of Aging 3
HHP 617 Nutrition and Aging 3
HHP 619 Exercise Testing/Prescription for Aging 3
HHP 480 Leisure Programming for the Elderly 2
SOCW 620 Spirituality and Aging 3