2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog


Interdisciplinary Healthy Aging Minor

Coursework

Students wishing to earn the Interdisciplinary Healthy Aging Minor are required to take 18 hours of coursework. Courses must be taken from three different departments, which may include the department of the student's major. The minor is comprised of three required courses totaling nine hours and three elective courses totaling nine hours. The required and elective courses are listed below.

Required Courses (9 hours)

HCHS 30653Introduction to Aging: Growing Old in an Aging Society

3

SOWO 30853Human Behavior and Social Environment II

3

HCHS 30783Families, Caregivers, and People Living with Dementia

3

OR

NURS 30433Families, Caregivers, and People Living with Dementia

3

Elective Courses (select 9 hours from the courses below)

HCHS 40950Current Topics in Aging

1-20

NURS 10303Human Development

3

PSYC 30313Developmental Psychology

3

SOCI 30223Contemporary Topics in Sociology

3

SOCI 30483Death and Dying: Sociological Viewpoints

3

SOWO 40563Grief and Loss

3

SOCI 40523Health, Illness and Medicine

3

PSYC 50463Functional Neuroanatomy

3

PSYC 30483Human Neuropsychology

3

BIOL 50401Neurobiology of Aging

1

KINE 51413Psychology of Aging and Physical Activity

3

For Nursing Only

NURS 30241Geriatric Nursing Resources I

1

NURS 30251Geriatric Nursing Resources II

1