Minor Code - U146
A 2.0 GPA is required for admission to the Minor program. A grade of C- or better must be earned in all coursework applied to the Minor. Except for GERO 491, courses applied to the Minor cannot be taken as pass/fail.
|Introduction to Gerontology **|
or PSYC 345
|Adulthood and Aging|
|Professional Field Experience (*one credit hour required)|
|Public Policy of Aging **|
|Aging, Women and Culture **|
|Professional Field Experience *|
|Communication and Aging|
|Core Concepts in Gerontological Nursing|
|Health Care Ethics|
|Death and Dying **|
|Social Work Practice and End of Life Care|
*GERO 491 (1 credit hour) is a requirement for the Minor in Gerontology and GERO 212 or PSYC 345 must be taken prior to enrollment. Additional experience through GERO 491 (3 credit hours) may be taken as an elective for the Minor.
**The following courses are offered asynchronously online:
- GERO 212
- PSYC 345
- GERO 412
- GERO 418
- SOC 312 (Check Schedule for online Summer and on campus Fall options)
For further information about the Undergraduate Minor in Gerontology, contact the Gerontology Program Coordinator, Mandy Weirich (Mandy.Weirich@mail.wvu.edu, 304.293.5132).