Learn the skills to help older adults.
Through the interdisciplinary Gerontology Minor you will explore issues and topics related to aging in today’s society. You will benefit from a broad knowledge base drawn from a selection of courses from departments across the university including the social and natural sciences and humanities. Gerontology incorporates an understanding of psychological, social, and biological changes across the lifespan and their effect on policy and the economy. The Gerontology Minor will prepare you to work directly with older adults and their caregivers through your a major field of study such as nursing or occupational therapy or to work in policy, community services, human services, and business.