Gerontology

Major(s)

Gerontology (Comprehensive)

Bachelor of Science
  1. General Education Program and Requirements
    The following prerequisite courses will meet General Education requirements: COM 115(3); PLS 101(3); PSY 121(3) or SOC 150(3); BIO 101(3) and 111(1), or BMS 100(3), or BMS 110(3)and 111(1).

  2. Major Requirements

    1. Core Courses: a grade of "C" or better is required in each course before enrolling in practicum and seminar: GER 375 or SOC 375(3); GER 351 or PSY 350(3); BMS 260(3); GER 470 or SWK 470(3); GER 480(3)

    2. Statistics Course: AGR 330(3) or MTH 340(3) or PSY 200(3) or QBA 237(3) or REC 328(3) or SOC 302(3) or another course approved by advisor

    3. Research Methods Course: PSY 203(3) or PSY 302(3) or SOC 301(3) or another course approved by advisor

    4. Communication Skills Course: COM 325(3) or 332(3) or 336(3) or 390(3) or 405(3) or 511(3) or another course approved by advisor

    5. Health Related Course: BMS 130(3) or BMS 240(3) or BMS 310(3) or SOC 341(3) or SOC 456(3) or COM 507(3) or another course approved by advisor

    6. GER 598(6-9) Supervised Practicum in Gerontology and GER 599(3) Seminar in Gerontology

    7. Additional 9 hours of Gerontology electives

    8. Public Affairs Capstone Experience will be fulfilled by completion of GER 598(6-9) and GER 599(3).

  3. Electives to complete 120 hours. Students are encouraged to use these hours to complete another major or minor.

  4. General Baccalaureate Degree Requirements

Minor(s)

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 Athletic Training
Bachelor of Science in Education (non-certifiable)
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Bachelor of Social Work
  1. Required Core Course: GER 375 or SOC 375(3)

  2. Complete an additional 15 hours of Gerontology courses.