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AGING-MIN - Aging Interdisciplinary


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Aging Interdisciplinary

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The Interdisciplinary Minor in Aging will engage students from all Departments across different Schools within the College in a common goal of scholarship in the area of aging; it will also prepare students interested in working professionally in the field of aging. A range of relevant courses representing the College's broad curricular offerings will be available to students to provide an understanding of aging from various perspectives. The Minor will be of interest to students who are majoring in several departments in the Natural and Social Sciences, including but not limited to Anthropology, Biology, Economics, Health Sciences, Nursing, Psychology, Social Work, and Sociology, as well as to students majoring in such Arts and Sciences disciplines as Art, History, Literature, Music, and Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences. 

Degree Requirements

Students will complete four courses (12 credits) at the 200- and 300-level. At least six credits must be taken in 300-level courses or a higher-level course approved by the Program. No more than 6 credits may be taken in any one department.

Students will select in consultation with their advisor from the following menu of relevant 3-credit courses offered in various departments in the Schools of Natural and Social Sciences and Health Sciences, Human Services, and Nursing: