The Minor in Aging Sciences
An undergraduate minor in Aging Sciences is available for students interested in pursuing careers in conjunction with any undergraduate major. Requirements for the minor in Aging Sciences are a total of 15 hours of the following courses.
- GEY 2000, Introduction to Aging Sciences (3)
Required Courses: Choose 2 of the following 3 courses:
- GEY 3601, Physical Changes and Aging (3
- GEY 4612, Psychology of Aging (3)
- GEY 4628, Health, Ethnicity and Aging (taught during Spring semesters only)
- Six additional GEY credit hours
Other Undergraduate Aging Options:
As the older adult population in the U.S. increases, understanding of the aging process
is important for students from all majors. Aging Sciences is available as a cognate
area in four Bachelor's programs: the Bachelor of Science in Applied Sciences, and
the Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Social Sciences, Bachelor of General Studies.
For more information, please see the following websites:
Finally, a variety of Gerontology courses can be used to satisfy liberal arts elective requirements.