Gerontology Interdisciplinary Minor


Department of Sociology and Anthropology
Carroll Building
(912) 478-5443


Credit Hours
SOCI   2130Introduction to Gerontology3
Total Credit Hours3

Minor Program 

Credit Hours
An additional twelve semester hours of courses with a significant aging-related focus, in at least two different disciplines other than the major program of study, are required for the minor. Courses may be selected from the list of courses below. Other courses may be used in the minor if approved by the minor program coordinator.
Select four courses from the following:12
Lifespan Development
Adult Development and Later Life
Death and Bereavement across the Lifespan
Family Violence
Survey of Gerontology
Healthy Aging
Lifespan Developmental Psychology
Older Adult Developmental Psychology
Health Aspects of Aging
Sociology of the Life Course
Death and Dying
Aging Programs and Policies
Up to three credit hours of internship or capstone project may be substituted into the minor if the internship/project has an aging-related focus, with permission of the minor program coordinator.
Total Credit Hours12