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Gerontology Studies Minor Requirements

Core Requirements*:

6 s.h.

SOCL 100, Introduction to Sociology


SOCL 233 Aging, Generations and Society


Sociology Electives:

6 s.h.

Select from two of the following:


SOCL 231 Comparative Aging: A Global Perspective

SOCL 234 Families and Aging


SOCL 235 Theories in Family Studies


SOCL 256 Sociology of Aging and Health


SOCL 257 Sociology of Health and Illness


SOCL 336 Sociology of Death and Dying


SOCL 344 Demography


SOCL 392 Social Policy and Life Course Studies


SOCL 397 Field Experiences in Sociology


SOCL 399 Independent Study in Sociology


Interdisciplinary Electives:




Select two (must be from at least two different departments):

6 s.h.

ANTH 219 Anthropology of Death


ANTH 232 Human Biology and Culture Change


ANTH 236 Medical Anthropology


ANTH 238 Anthropology of Reproduction


COMM 254 Intercultural Communication


CONS 252 Personal Law


CONS/FASH 281 Housing


FAMS 264 Adulthood and Aging


FAMS 266 Adulthood in Families


NUTR 247 Nutrition Across the Lifespan


PHIL 206 Philosophy of Life and Death


PHED 202 Current Health Problems and Issues


PHED 330 Fitness-Lifestyle Components


POLS 218 American Social Welfare Policies and Politics


PSYC 245 Psychology of Adulthood and Aging


PSYC 246 Lifespan Development


PSYC 252 Health Psychology


WMST 210 Women's Health



Total 18 s.h.

*NOTE: Core courses must be passed with a grade of "C" or better.

Please be sure to check for prerequisites for the different classes in both your major and/or minor.

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