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The Minor in Gerontology

Course Requirements for the Minor: 18 units

The following courses, or their approved transfer equivalents, are required of all candidates for this minor.

The purpose of the minor is to provide students with information on the forces which shape the experience of aging. Examples of these are biological, historical, sociocultural, economic, and political forces. Knowledge about aging will help students to understand their own development, to identify changes in family members, to make informed career decisions, and to expand their career potential.

6 courses required:

HCSV    143    Social Gerontology    3.0    FA

HCSV    178    Multicultural Health    3.0    FS Eth

This course is the same as MCGS 178 which may be substituted.

HCSV    241    Health in the Later Years    3.0    FA

PSY    207    Psychology of Aging    3.0    FA

RECR    160    Leisure in Later Life    3.0    FS

Prerequisites: Concurrent enrollment in or prior completion of RECR 010; or faculty permission.

SWRK    295    Policy & Progs for Older Adults    3.0    SP