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Gerontology Minor

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Gerontology Minor (27 credits)

 

The Gerontology Minor should be planned with a Psychology Advisor. The minor consists of 27 hours of focused coursework beyond introductory prerequisite coursework.

For a full description of each of the courses listed here, visit the course descriptions in the WOU Academic Course Catalog.

 

Required:

GERO 320 Introduction to Gerontology 4

 

Choose 3 (12 credit hours) from the following:

GERO 360D Cognitive & Physical Changes in Aging 4
GERO 407 Seminar in Gerontology 4
GERO 410W Practicum in Gerontology 4
GERO 430 Palliative Care & Chronic Illness 4
GERO 455 Social Ties & Aging 4
GERO 460 Retirement/LTC Housing for the Elderly 4

 

Choose at least 11 hours from the following:

GERO 120 Medical Terminology 4
GERO 370 Aging & Mental Health 4
GERO 480 Alzheimer’s Disease & Other Dementias Management 4
HE 375Q Epidemiology 4
HE 434W Diseases 4
HE 485W Bioethics & Public Health 4
PSY 311 Developmental Psychology 4
PSY 451 Behavioral Neuroscience 4
PSY 461 Psychopharmacology 4
PSY 483 Adulthood & Aging 4
PSY 484 Death, Dying & Grief 4
PS 350 Introduction to Public Policy 4
PS 430 The Aging Society 4
PS 433 Healthcare Politics & Policy 4

 

 

Contact

Behavioral Science Division

(503) 838-8344 | or e-mail: kunzel@wou.edu  | Location: Todd 325