Gerontology Minor

Specialized training in aging is available through this minor. The minor offers students preparing for careers in aging the opportunity to pursue a formally recognized program of studying gerontology. The 15-credit minor consists of course work and field experiences working in community settings serving older adults.

Course Requirements

  1. Two of the following three courses (six credits): HDFS 2200, 3240, 3249
  2. Three courses (nine credits): HDFS 2200*, 3080**, 3092**, 3098, 3240*, 3249*, 3252, 3510, 3530, 4099**; AH 3203; PSYC 3105.

* Any course listed above under required (item 1) and not used to fulfill the required courses may be taken as an elective (item 2).

** Only three credits from each of these courses may count toward the nine elective credits.

The minor is administered by the Department of Human Development and Family Sciences.

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