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ODU's Gerontology program examines the aging process by integrating content regarding the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual aspects of human functioning.
Building on a liberal arts base, the study of genotology emphasizes assisting students to relate to the diverse needs of older persons and to respond effectively.

Ohio Dominican offers a minor and certificate in Gerontology.
  • Minor or Certificate in Gerontology
    Courses Credits
    PSY 100 Introduction to Psychology 3
    PSY 222 Human Development: Adulthood & Aging 3
    SWK 277 Social Context of Aging 3
    SWK 278 Aging & Socio-Cultural Change 3
    SWK 279C CORE: Politics of Aging 3
    SWK 297 Gerontological Field Work (3 credits) 3
    Additional credits related to a gerontological career 3
    Total Credits Required 21

Social & Behavioral Sciences Division