Minor inGerontology

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Program Overview

Credit Hours: 22

Minoring in Gerontology involves the study of the human aging process. In an interdisciplinary approach, you’ll take courses in psychology, biology, sociology, kinesiology, and family studies to understand the physical, behavioral and social changes associated with aging. What are the symptoms of age-related diseases? What ethics surround elderly people’s decision making? How does mental health affect physical health? You’ll gain knowledge and skills that are important for a career working with the elderly as you take 22 credit hours toward a gerontology minor in conjunction with a different bachelor’s degree major.

You’ll gain knowledge and skills that are important for a career working with the elderly as you take 22 credit hours toward a gerontology minor in conjunction with a different ... Read More

bachelor’s degree major.You’ll gain knowledge and skills that are important for a career working with the elderly as you take 22 credit hours toward a gerontology minor in conjunction with a different bachelor’s degree major.