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Gerontology (Minor)

Undergraduate
  • Minor

About this Program

Studying gerontology provides an opportunity for students to engage in a multidisciplinary study of the biological, psychological and social determinants of the aging process.

Program Overview

The undergraduate minor may be used to supplement a number of majors, including biology, business administration, economics, nursing, political science, psychology, social work and sociology. The minor provides a knowledge base regarding the special needs of this segment of the population; the skills required to work effectively with older adults; and discussion of the economic, political, clinical and social issues surrounding the increasingly larger proportion of aged individuals in the American society.

By supplementing a major with the gerontology minor, students will be better prepared for careers in healthcare, politics, law, counseling, education, business and others.

Program Contact

Michelle Gricus, DSW

Coordinator, Gerontology Minor

Phone
301-696-3397

Degrees Offered

  • Minor

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