Assist in aging services

Explore the mental, physical and social issues that older adults face.

Gerontology – the study of aging – gives you a better understanding of the aging process. Help seniors enjoy longer, healthier lives.

Choose your minor

Contact the Academic Advising and Transfer Center to declare a minor in gerontology.



Bachelor of Applied Science
Bachelor of Arts
Bachelor of Fine Arts
Bachelor of Music
Bachelor of Music Education
Bachelor of Science
Bachelor of Science in Education (non-certifiable)
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Bachelor of Social Work
  1. GER 375 or SOC 375(3).
  2. 15 additional hours of Gerontology-related courses from: GER 300(1-3); GER 309 or PSY 309(3); GER 351 or PSY 350(3); GER 354 or PSY 354(3); GER 363 or PSY 363(3); GER 366 or PSY 366(3); GER 370 or PSY 370(3); GER 396(3); GER 397(1-3); GER 470(3), GER 480(3), GER 492(1-4); BMS 260(3); COM 390(3). Other courses may be accepted as electives but must be approved by a Gerontology advisor.