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Minor Adviser
R. Ann Myers
(540) 569-6980

http://www.jmu.edu/socwork/
gerontology.html

Gerontology

The cross disciplinary minor in gerontology is designed for any undergraduate major desiring a concentration of study in gerontology for personal understanding or career preparation.

Required Courses

Courses
Credit Hours
GERN/SOCI 280. Social Gerontology
3
GERN 305. Programs and Services for the Elderly 1
3
GERN 400. Skills and Techniques in Gerontological Assessment 1
3
GERN 495. Field Experience/Seminar in Gerontology 1
3
Major elective (a course supporting the student's major or related field of study
     with 50 percent of the course content in gerontology)
3
Elective (must be a course in which the content is at least 50 percent in
     gerontology)
3

 
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1 Course has one or more prerequisites.