Aging and Health

(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 356 Biopsychosocial Aspects of Health and Aging (3)

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

Choose at least ONE of the following:

DST/GTY 335 Disability and Aging (3)

GTY/SOC 357 Medical Sociology (3)

GTY 478 Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Chronic Illness (4)

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

Additional hours (to reach total of 19) from these:

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

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

KNH 471 Sport, Leisure, and Aging (3)

PHL 375 Moral Issues in Health Care (4)

SOC 435 Sociology of Death (3)

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