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