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2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog 
2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Aging Studies, B.S.

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The Bachelor of Science degree program in Aging Studies focuses on the human aging process and aged human populations, using the knowledge and methodologies of the social sciences, psychology and the biological and health sciences. It includes instruction through a multidisciplinary approach to develop, transmit, and apply gerontology knowledge to current and future issues of our aging society. With a Bachelor’s degree in Aging Studies, students are prepared for graduate study, whereby they may assume administrative and research positions. Also, a Bachelor of Science degree prepares students for employment in community and government agencies, retirement communities, and the aging network of agencies.

Major Requirements

A grade of “C” or higher must be earned in all major courses. Refer to the Vertical Curriculum.

Aging Studies : Total Semester Hours = 120

Freshman Year

Sophomore Year

Junior Year

Senior Year

Total: 15

Second Semester

  • Gerontology Elective
Total: 15


GE = General Education

*Based on your placement testing scores, these courses may require prerequisites which may extend the number of semesters needed to complete degree requirements. These prerequisites do not count towards the degree for graduation.

**MARCHING BAND MEMBERS ONLY, MUST substitute PE Activity with MUB 110 Marching Band .

**ROTC MEMBERS ONLY, substitute PE Activity with MY 104 Basic Military Science  and MYL 104 MY 104 Basic Military Science Lab . (ROTC)

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