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Gerontology Studies Minor Requirements

Core Requirements*:

6 s.h.

SOC 101, Introduction to Sociology


SOC 232 Aging and the Life Course


Sociology Electives:

6 s.h.

Select from two of the following:


SOC 224 The Family


SOC 236 Comparative Aging: A Global Perspective

SOC 238 Sociology of Health and Illness


SOC 322 Families and Aging


SOC 330 Health and Aging


SOC 336 Sociology of Death and Dying


SOC 338 Social Policy


SOC 357 Demography


SOC 397 Field Experiences in Sociology


SOC 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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