Minor in Gerontology

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The minor in gerontology provides students from a wide variety of majors with the knowledge and skills necessary to work with older populations. 


Course Credits
Required Courses 3
GTY 100  Intro to Gerontology 3
   
Social Aspects of Aging (choose one course) 3
GTY 200  Aging in American Society 3
GTY 300  Aging Policies and Services 3
GTY 320  Alternatives in Long-Term Care 3
GTY 340  Diversity in Aging 3
GTY 350  Ethical Issues in Aging 3
   
Psychological Aspects of Aging (choose one course) 3
GTY 330  Dying, Death, and Bereavement 3
GTY 400  Adult Development and Aging 3
   
Biological/Health Aspects of Aging (choose one course) 3
GTY 305  Biology of Aging 3
GTY 380  Wellness and Aging 3
   
Practicum (choose one) 3 to 6
GTY 315  Practicum 3
GTY 440  Internship 6
   
Integrating Course (choose one course) 3
GTY 310  Aging and the Family 3
GTY 350  Ethical Issues in Aging 3
GTY 430  Seminar in Gerontology 3
   
Gerontology Elective 3
Any GTY course not previously taken above 3
Total 21 to 24