Aging Studies Major — B.S.

Summary

Aging Studies B.S. Major Requirements56
Integrative Core Curriculum Requirements28-40
Electives24-36
Total Credits120

Degree Requirements

AGING STUDIES CORE REQUIREMENTS
GERO 1xxxxAny 100-level GERO course3
BIOL 20500Biology of Aging3
GERO 29010Fieldwork in Gerontology3
GERO 31900Aging and Social Policy3
SOCI 35300Research Methods I3
SOCI 35400Research Methods II3
GERO 40100Gerontology Internship2
GERO 48000Gerontology Senior Seminar3
HLTH 20500Critical Health Issues3
PSYC 10400Introduction to Developmental Psychology3
PSYC 36600Adulthood and Aging3
SOCI 22000Sociology of Aging3
AGING STUDIES RESTRICTED ELECTIVES 1
Aging-related Courses
Select 12 credits of the following:12
Aging and Culture
Health and Aging
Memory Loss and Aging: Myths and Realities
Lifespan Creativity
The Long-Term Care System
Counseling the Older Adult
End-of-Life Issues
GERO 389xx
Selected Topics in Applied Gerontology
GERO 399xx
Selected Topics in Gerontology
Creative Arts Methods for Older Adults
Communication Disorders in the Aging Population
Leisure and Aging
Health Promotion and the Older Adult
Lifecycle Nutrition
Ethics and Values
Select one of the following:3
Introduction to Philosophy
Introduction to Ethics
Bioethics
Communication Skills
CMST 11000Public Communication3
or CMST 11500 Business & Professional Comm
WRTG 2xxxxAny level-2 writing elective3
Total Credits56
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 Upper level courses included in the list of restricted electives may have additional prerequisites.