Courses & Degree Requirements

In addition to all other undergraduate degree requirements, students will complete 36 credits (8 required courses and 4 electives) for this major. All courses include weekly or bi-weekly synchronous chats. These provide students with the opportunity to interact directly with classmates and the instructor for lectures, questions and general discussions. Students are required to participate in these chat sessions.

* Required courses

Global Aging course descriptions

GERON 150  Frontiers in Global Human Aging*

GERON 160  Global Aging and the Life Course*

GERON 240  Policy and Aging

GERON 250  Mental Health and Aging*

GERON 260  Health and Physical Aspects of Aging*

GERON 325  Applied Research in Aging*

GERON 342L  Aging and Society*

GERON 350  Families in Later Life

GERON 355  Service Delivery Issues for Aging Populations

GERON 401  Field Placement I*

GERON 415  Environmental Gerontology

GERON 440  Global Aging II*

GERON 441  Global Aging Field Placement II