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Suggested Two-Year Academic Plan

A total of 120 credit hours are required for a Bachelor of Science degree. The Gerontology Studies major is an interdisciplinary program that includes course work that addresses specific issues related to the older adult in the areas of psychology, sociology, physiology, and health. The program concludes with a capstone project in Gerontology that is tailored to the student's individual interest and career goals.

Course information can be found in the academic catalog. Students should use Academic Planning to schedule courses and track degree progress.

Suggested two year academic plan for the major (courses required in the major are in bold)

Semester 1

Credit Hours

Semester 2

Credit Hours

PSYCH 199: Human Development

3

BIO 124: Physiology of Aging

3

PHIL 150: The Examined Life

3

SOC 318: Sociology of Aging

3

GERON Elective

3

Religious Studies

3

GERON 101: Introduction to Aging

3

GERON Elective

3

ACSU 101: Transfer Student Orientation

0

  Elective or Minor

3

TOTAL HOURS

12

TOTAL HOURS

15

Semester 3

Credit Hours

Semester 4

Credit Hours

GERON Elective

3

GERON 395 Capstone

3

GERON Elective

3

GERON Elective

3

Minor Elective

3

Minor Elective

3

Minor Elective

3

Minor Elective

3

TOTAL HOURS

12

TOTAL HOURS

12