Students have many courses to choose from to create a personalized plan of study. All students must take a 3-credit introductory course – Aging in America: Concepts & Controversies (GERON 2170). At least 6 of the remaining 12 credits must be from courses at the 4000 level (see below).  Students wishing to designate a course for capstone for the BLS must coordinate this with Program Director for Gerontology prior to starting the course.

Requirements

Required Course

GERON 2170 Aging in America: Concepts & Controversies 3

Electives

Choose Four Courses (with at least 6 credits at 4000 level): 12
PSYCH 1268
GERON 2220
Special Topics in Gerontology
PHIL/GERON 2256
Bioethics
PHIL 2258
Medicine, Values, and Society
GERON 2300
Social & Community Services for an Aging Population
GERON/PSYCH 3280
Psychology of Death and Dying
GERON/ANTHRO 3212
Medical Anthropology
GERON/ANTHRO 3215
Aging, Culture & Globalization
SOC 3224
Families in Global Perspective
GERON 4130
Interviewing Older Adults and Life Review
GERON 4200/soc wk 4200
Gerontological Practice with Aging Veterans
GERON 4320
Gender, Sexuality & Aging
PSYCH 4349
Human Learning and Memory
GERON/SOC 4361
Social Gerontology
GERON/PSYCH/SOC WK 4376
Mental Health and Aging
GERON 4445
Aging, Chronic Illness & Disability
GERON 4490
Directed Readings
GERON 4500
Physiology & Pharmacology of Aging
GERON 4620
Dying, Grief & Death in Older Adulthood
GERON 4700
Successful Aging: Individual & Societal Perspectives
GERON 4720
Ageless Arts: Creativity in Later Life
GERON/SOC WK 4680
Introduction to Gerontological Practice
Total Hours 15