2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Mar 01, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog

Gerontology Minor


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Gerontology is a multidisciplinary approach to understanding the intricate aspects of aging. This minor will provide students with a substantive overview of knowledge, practical field experience, and reflection to prepare for success in working with older adults.

Note: Gerontology Minors are not allowed to also earn a Gerontology Certificate.

Practical Experience (3 credits)


  • 2 Credits
  • or an internship/practicum/fieldwork experience required for a student’s major for a minimum of 80 hours, with a dedicated emphasis on adults aged 65 or older can also be counted toward the Gerontology Minor with advance approval by the Gerontology Program Director. 

  • 1 Credits Co-req for all Gerontology Minor Practical Experiences.

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