The Gerontology minor consists of 28 hours of focused coursework beyond introductory prerequisite coursework.  The minor should be planned with a Gerontology advisor.

For a full description of the courses, visit the course descriptions in the WOU Academic Course Catalog.

 

Required Courses – 12 credits

Electives – Choose at least 16 credits

  • GERO 320 Introduction to Aging (4 credits)
  • GERO 360 Cognitive & Physical Changes in Aging (4 credits)
  • GERO 455 Social Ties and Aging (4 credits)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • GERO 120 Medical Terminology I (4 credits)
  • GERO 200 The Aging Self: Your Pathway Through Adulthood (4 credits)
  • GERO 340 Intersectionality: Inequalities and Vulnerabilities in Older Adulthood (4 credits)
  • GERO 370 Aging and Mental Health (4 credits)
  • GERO 407 Seminar (1-12 credits)
  • GERO 410 Practicum in Gerontology I (4 credits)
  • GERO 415 Aging in our Physical and Social Environments (4 credits)
  • GERO 420 Global Aging (4 credits)
  • GERO 425 Reminiscence, Life Review, and Aging (4 credits)
  • GERO 430 Palliative Care and Chronic Illness (4 credits)
  • GERO 460 Housing and Long-Term Care for Older Adults (4 credits)
  • GERO 480 Alzheimer’s Disease & Other Dementias Management (4 credits)
  • GERO 484 Death, Dying, and Grief (4 credits)
  • PS 430 The Aging Society (4 credits)
  • PSY 311 Developmental Psychology (4 credits)
  • PSY 461 Psychopharmacology (4 credits)
  • PSY 483 Adulthood & Aging (4 credits)
Contact

Gerontology

(503) 838-8344 | or e-mail: gero@wou.edu | Location: Todd Hall 325