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MINOR IN GERONTOLOGY

 
 
This curriculum is designed to provide students with the understanding of the issues affecting the elderly so that they will be equipped to work with older people in our society. The components of this minor curriculum include social, political, and psychological aspects of aging.
 

The general objectives of this curriculum are to provide the student with:

  1. An understanding of the changes in social relationships as individuals age;
  2.  An understanding of the psychological effects of aging;
  3.  An understanding of the political issues that affect the elderly, and the ways in which elderly individuals can affect public policy; and
  4.  An appreciation for the needs and concerns of the elderly.
 
MINOR CURRICULUM -GERONTOLOGY
18 SCH
Four courses chosen from:
PSYC
3307
   
PSYC
3315
   
SOCI 3325   Sociology of Death and Dying  
SOCI
4365
   
SOCW
3306
   
Two courses chosen from:  
NURS
1302/3302
   
NURS
2310
 
Nutrition                                          
 
PSCI
3323
   
PSYC
4314
   
PYSC
4321
   
SOCI 3325   Sociology of Death and Dying  
SOCI
4370
   
SOCI
4316
   
SOCW
4307
   
    

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