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Minor in Gerontology

The curriculum of the undergraduate minor is designed to combine two basic kinds of expertise: (1) increased knowledge of the physiological, psychological, and sociological processes of aging, and (2) the development of in-service skills to address the social needs which accompany these processes.

Requirements

The minor in gerontology consists of a minimum of 18 units selected from Gerontology 101, 350, 360, 370, 400A, 400B, 402, 499, 522, 596; Child and Family Development 496*; Exercise and Nutritional Sciences 433; Social Work 120, 420; Sociology 496*.

Additional prerequisites may not be counted toward themajor or the certificate, but may be used to satisfy preparation for the major and general education requirements, if applicable. A minimum of six upper division units must be completed in residence at San Diego State University.

Courses in the minor may not be counted toward the major or the certificate, but may be used to satisfy preparation for the major and general education requirements, if applicable. A minimum of six upper division units must be completed in residence at San Diego State University.

 


* when relevant

 

last updated: 01/26/2011