Undergraduate Certificate in Aging Studies - Requirements
Minor in Aging Studies

School of Health Professions and Education  ♦  Undergraduate and Graduate Options

Undergraduate Certificate in Aging Studies

30 credit  program  ♦  multidisciplinary curriculum

Total credit hours required for minor: 30

Academic Requirements:

Course Credit Hours
Required Courses
Aging Studies 101 Introduction to Aging 3
Aging Studies/Biology 214 Biology of Aging 3
Aging Studies 411 Aging and Mental Health 3
Aging Studies 490 Capstone Project 3
Psychology 101 Introduction to Psychology 3
Psychology 327 Adulthood and Aging 3
Therapeutic Recreation 315 Leisure, Health and Wellness 3
Electives: (9 credits)
At least one must be in Aging Studies
Aging Studies 218 Rural Elderly  
Aging Studies 270 Community Placement  
Aging Studies 300 Special Topics  
Aging Studies 310 Writing with Older Adults  
Aging Studies 315 Aging & Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities  
Aging Studies 320 Supportive Senior Housing  
Aging Studies 400 Special Topics in Aging Studies  
Anthropology 449 Anthropology of Aging  
Communication 237 Introduction to Health Communication
(Note: COM 101 or 103 prereq)
Economics 375 Health Economics  
Government 332  Public Administration  
Health Studies 337 Care of the Human Spirit  
Management 101 Intro to Contemporary Business  
Philosophy 385 Healthcare Ethics  
Psychology 237  Group Dynamics – Introduction to Group Development and Group Process   
Psychology-Child Life 374
Psychology 372
The Helping Relationship

The Counseling and Interviewing Process
Psychology-Child Life 375  Death, Dying, and Bereavement   
Public Relations 182  Intro to Public Relations   
Sociology 307  Bureaucracy and Culture: U.S. Health Care System   
Total: 30

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