Gerontology

(19 semester hours)

For information, contact the Department of Sociology and Gerontology, 375 Upham Hall (513-529-2628).

Students in any major may pursue this multidisciplinary minor. A minimum 2.00 GPA is required for all courses in this minor, and only GTY 440G Fieldwork in Gerontology may be taken on a credit/no-credit basis. Note prerequisites when selecting courses.

Program Requirements

All of these:

GTY 154 Aging in American Society (3)

GTY 365 Social Policy and Programs in Gerontology (3)

GTY 440G Field Experience in Gerontology (Capstone) (4)

Choose ONE of the following:

GTY 260 Global Aging (3)

GTY/SOC 318 Sociology of Aging and the Life Course (3)

GTY/BWS 472 Race, Ethnicity and Aging (3)

Choose TWO of the following:

DST/GTY 335 Disability and Aging (3)

GTY 356 Biopsychosocial Aspects of Health and Aging (3)

GTY/SOC 357 Medical Sociology (3)

GTY 375 Aging, Self and Society (3)

GTY/SOC/WGS 463 Gender and Aging (3)

GTY/FSW 466 Families in Later Life (3)

GTY 476 Environment and Aging (3)

GTY 485 Long Term Care in an Aging Society (3)

SOC 435 Sociology of Death (3)

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