Minor in Aging Studies

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Tarah Loy-Ashe

18 Credits Required

BIO 292 –  Biology of Aging
HLS 150 –  Introduction to Aging Studies
PCH 292 – Health and Aging 
REC 303 – Leisure and Aging

Select 2 courses from:

HLS 350 – Interventions and Support in Dementia Care
HLS 450 –  Organization of Long-Term Care Facilities
NUR 344 – Care of the Older Adult 
PCH 348 – Death, Dying, and Bereavement
PCH 561 – Global Health and Aging
PSY 315 – Adult Development and Aging
SOC 345 – Aging and the Aged
SWK 382 – Social Work Practice with Older Adults
SWK 540 – Advanced Clinical Practice with Elders
SWK 549 – Clinical Practice with Late Life Families


Students with an overall 3.0 GPA may be approved to register for graduate courses in the Aging Studies minor. Graduate courses may be completed during their senior year when a student has earned at least 90 credits and has been granted registration permission by the department. Courses successfully completed with a grade of 'C' or higher will earn dual credit to be applied to both the undergraduate and graduate transcript. Approval to start graduate coursework does not guarantee admission to a graduate program.