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Social Gerontology

A Social Gerontology minor is available and offers a program with a primary objective of providing preparation for practitioners in the field of aging. This program prepares students for administration of retirement programs, participation in the planning, coordination and administration of public and private programs in aging.

Minor (18 hours)

Required (9 semester hours):
SGER 3203 Late Life Care Options
SGER 3443 Aging in Society
SGER 4243 The Psychology of Aging

Electives (9 semester hours selected from the following courses):
SGER 4143 Practices and Programs in Aging
SOC 2213 Social Problems
SOC 3343 Medical Sociology
SOC 3723 The Family
SOC 3883 Introduction to Social Work
SOC 4153 Sociology of Death and Dying