2009-2010 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Jul 13, 2020  
2009-2010 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Gerontology (GERO) Minor

Renee Oscarson, Coordinator
Department of Human Development
SNF 403
e-mail: renee.oscarson@sdstate.edu

Interdisciplinary minors in Gerontology are available at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Contact the Coordinator of Gerontology, College of Education and Human Sciences, for further information on these minors.

Requirements for Gerontology Minor: 18 cr

Seminar, Topics, or Independent Study approved by the Gerontology Coordinator. The topic and credits vary by semester.

Choose 11 credits from the following Level One (Aging) courses:

  • BIOL 425, Biology of Aging Credits: 3

Choose 7 credits from list of Levels Two and Three courses:

Students who plan to complete a gerontology minor need to contact the Gerontology Coordinator, Renee Oscarson, for a list of courses which meet Level Two and Three requirements. (Renee.Oscarson@sdstate.edu)

  • A portion of Level Two courses is aging-related.
  • Level Three courses are those which cover the study of biological, psychological, or social aspects of humans.


A grade of “C” or better is required in all courses in the minor.