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Gerontology Course Offerings:

Spring 2013:

  • HS 4403/6403 Introduction to Gerontology
  • PSY 4983/6983 Psychology of Aging
  • COE 4713/6713 Issues in Aging
  • SW 3023 Human Behavior and the Social Environment II
  • HS/FNH/NTR 4353 Nutrition Throughout the Life Cycle
  • HS 4333/6333 Families, Legislation, and Public Policy
  • SW 2323 Social Welfare Policy II

Spring 2013 Meridian Campus Offerings:

  • SW 4623 Social Work with the Aged
  • SW 3023 Human Behavior and the Social Environment II
  • SW 2323 Social Welfare Policy II
  • COE 8813 Counseling Elderly Clients

Requirements
gain valueable training

Requirements for the undergraduate Minor in Gerontology (15 credit hours)

  • HS 4403 Introduction to Gerontology (required for all students)

Select at least three of the following:

  • ABE 4513 Dynamics of Aging
  • PSY 4983 Psychology of Aging
  • HS 4863 Consumer Aspects of Aging
  • SO 4413 Aging and Retirement in American Society
  • HS 4813 Adult Development: The Middle Years
  • COE 4713 Issues in Aging
  • SW 4623 Social Work with the Aged
  • SO 4433 Sociology of Death and Dying
  • EP 4123 Aging & Physical Activity
  • EP 4143 Aging & Disability
  • SW 3023 Human Behavior and the Social Environment II

Take up to one of the following (may include courses from above list):

  • HS/FNH/NTR 4353 Nutrition Throughout the Life Cycle
  • HS 4333 Families, Legislation and Public Policy
  • SW 2323 Social Welfare Policy II
  • HS 3673 Environments for Special Needs
  • SO 4423 Health and Society
  • Directed Individual Study or practicum in aging (3 hours)

Requirements for the Graduate Gerontology Certificate (13-15 credit hours)

  • HS 6403 Introduction to Gerontology (required for all students)
  • ABE 6513 Dynamics of Aging
  • PSY 6983 Psychology of Aging
  • HS 6863 Consumer Aspects of Aging
  • SO 6413 Aging and Retirement in American Society
  • HS 6813 Adult Development: The Middle Years
  • COE 6713 Issues in Aging
  • COE 8813 Counseling Elderly Clients
  • SO 6433 Sociology of Death and Dying
  • Directed Individual Study/readings course, 1-3 hours (required for all graduate students)