Gerontology Interdisciplinary Minor, 24 hours

CIP: 301101

Requirements

Required Courses

PSYC 08383Psychology of Aging

3

PSYC 08438Principles of Counseling

3

HPER 22556Health in the Later Years

3

REC 45216Gerontology

3

REC 45315Social Aspects of Aging and Families

3

REC 45469Practicum in Aging

3

Choose 6 hours from the following courses to total 24 hours (6):

NUTR 47234Nutrition and Diet Behavior

2

BIOL 04104Medical Terminology

3

HPER 22550Community Health

3

REC 45461Therapeutic Recreation Interventions with the Elderly

3

PSYC 08344Drugs, Brain, and Behavior

3

COM 29325Listening Behavior and Skills

3

COM 29336Nonverbal Communication

3

REC 45365Leisure and Aging

3

HPER 22555Intervention and Strategies for Health Behavior Change

3

Total Credit Hours: 24

Note: To qualify for the undergraduate Certificate Programs in Gerontology, the student must complete a 3 credit hour practicum/internship providing experiences with both well and frail older persons. If this is not part of the practicum/internship required in your major then see your minor advisor in regard to meeting this requirement.