The Aging Specialization is designed to prepare students for positions in community organizations serving the aged person. Courses cover the social and psychological aspects of aging, program planning and evaluation, and intervention techniques; and they provide the other technical skills needed to work with older individuals. Students are acquainted with nutrition programs; senior centers; area agencies on aging; and other federal, state, and private gerontological resources.

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Aging Services Minor Requirements

For Majors in Human Resources Fields - 260C

HRPSY  3253  Psychology of Aging
HURES  2293  Introduction to Aging
HURES  4263  Gerontological Program Management
Nine hours of electives approved by Aging Services faculty

Minimum Total Hours                  18

 

For Majors Not in Human Resources Fields - 260D

HRPSY  3253  Psychology of Aging
HURES  2083  Human Behavior and Social Environment I
HURES  2293  Introduction to Aging
HURES  4263  Gerontological Program Management
Six hours of electives approved by Aging Services faculty

Minimum Total Hours                   18