Academic Minor in Aging Studies
Minor in Aging Studies
School of Health Professions and Education

Academic Minor in Aging Studies

18 credit program ♦ multidisciplinary curriculum

The minor in aging studies primarily addresses health and financial issues in later life. Health care courses provide students with an understanding of normal development and decline, common disease processes, public policy, and supports associated with later life. Financial courses provide students with an understanding of retirement planning, products and services used by older adults, spending patterns, and philanthropy.

Older adults wealth and financial issues are also addressed.

The minor is especially appropriate for majors in:

  • business economics
  • construction management
  • criminal justice
  • education (adult learners)
  • government and politics
  • health studies
  • liberal studies
  • management
  • nursing
  • psychology
  • public relations
  • sociology and anthropology
  • therapeutic recreation
Total credit hours required for minor: 18

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Utica College offers college scholarships for adult learners.
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Sarah Burnett-Wolle, Ph.D.
Chair, Aging Studies
219 White Hall

(315) 223-2576
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