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Gerontology

R. Ann Myers, Minor Adviser
Phone: (540) 568-6980
E-mail: myersra@jmu.edu

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The interdisciplinary minor in gerontology is designed for any undergraduate major desiring a concentration of study in gerontology for personal understanding or career preparation. The minor program requires 18 hours of study in gerontology. Upon completion of the minor program, a certificate in gerontology will be awarded for those students enrolled in the certificate program.

Required Courses
Credit Hours
GERN/SOCI 280. Social Gerontology
3
GERN 305. Programs and Services for the Elderly
3
GERN 400. Skills and Techniques
3
GERN 495. Field Experience/Seminar
3
Major elective (a course supporting the student's major or
3
  related field of study with 50 percent of
  the course content in gerontology)
Elective (must be a course in which the content is at least
3
  50 percent in gerontology)

 
18

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