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2019-2020 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog
Aging and Adult Life - Program Description
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Knowledge of aging can improve your interactions with older people; it can prepare you to make sound plans for your own later life. It can help you understand what public policy development is needed for the elderly and prepare you for employment in the field of aging. The courses in the sequence described as follows are designed to be taken by undergraduates, as well as by interested persons from the community at large.
This minor is designed to appeal to students whose major academic preparation is in sociology, psychology, social work, business, education, nursing, public administration, biology, economics, political science, health sciences, or recreation.
The following program is available: