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Gerontology Minor Courses

Courses for Gerontology Minor


*Click below for a listing of classes being offered. 

Summer 2015

Fall 2015

*Please contact Marybeth Hunt at  or (270) 745-3177 for other courses which may be substituted to enhance your major.


Required Core Courses

GERO 100: Introduction to the Aging Experience (3)

GERO 485: Seminar in Gerontology (3)

Choose from Primary and Secondary Electives listed below.

The minor requires 15 hours of electives, including at least two Primary Electives. 

Choose a minimum of 2 Primary Electives:

BIOL 344: Biology of Aging

PH 443: Health & Aging

PSYS 423: Psychology of Adult Life & Aging

SOCL 342: Aging in Society

Secondary Electives:

CD 489: Communication Disorders: Aging

ECON 365: Economics of Aging

EXS 455: Exercise and Aging

FIN 161: Personal Finance

FIN 444: Retirement and Planning

GERO 490: Independent Study in Gerontology

GERO 495: Topics in Gerontology (Topics vary including Dementia, The Aging Mind, and Global Aging)

HCA 340: Health Care Org & Management

HCA 345: Long-Term Care Administration

HCA 353: Quality in Long-Term Care

HCA 355: Nursing Facility Administration

HCA 471: Managed Care

HMD 367: Nutrition for the Aging Population

NURS 451 Gerontological Nursing

PH 444: Death, Dying & Bereavement

PH 447: Human Values/Health Sciences

PH 464: Women's Health

PHIL 322: Biomedical Ethics

PHIL 426: Philosophy and Old Age

PLS 395 Estate Planning & Administration

SWRK 326: Services for Older Adults



21 Hours Total for Gerontology Minor


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