Program Requirements

Hours: 18

Required Minor Coursework – 15 hours

GST 261Social and Psychological Aspects of Aging (3) S

GST 332Holistic Wellness and Aging (3) IDS

GST 333Elder Abuse (3) IDS

GST 359Work, Leisure and Retirement (3) S

GST 360Mental Health & Aging (3) S

Elective Coursework – 3 hours

Choose one of the following:

PSY 206Adult Dev and Aging (3) S

SWK 219Issues In Aging:A Social Work Perspective (3)

If students do not do a practicum in their major, GST 432 – Gerontology Practicum or 3 hours of service learning in the field of gerontology must be taken. If students are doing a practicum through their major, they have the option of another course approved by the director of the gerontology minor.


Residency requirement: 6 hours
Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA in those 6 hours