Rhode Island College

2018-2019 Catalog


Gerontology Minor

Course Requirements

Courses

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
GRTL 314Health and Aging

4

Fall, Spring, Summer.
-Or-

NURS 314Health and Aging

4

Fall, Spring, Summer.
 

SOC 217Aging and Society

4

Fall, Spring, Summer.
SOC 320Law and the Elderly

3

Annually.

Practicum experience through an established means, such as ONE COURSE from

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
NURS 223Fundamentals of Nursing Practice

4

Fall, Spring.
POL 327Internship in State Government

4

Spring.
POL 328Field Experiences in the Public Sector

4

Fall, Spring, Summer.
SWRK 436Fieldwork

4-7

Fall.
SWRK 437Advanced Fieldwork

4-7

Spring.
SOC 315Community

4

As needed.

POL 327, POL 328, SOC 315: These courses should be selected by those who are not nursing nor social work majors.

TWO COURSES from

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
GRTL 303Fountain of Age

4

As needed.
-Or-

SOC 303Fountain of Age

4

As needed.
 

NURS 312Death and Dying

3

Spring.
HPE 451Recreation and Aging

3

As needed.
PSYC 339Psychology of Aging

4

Annually.
SOC 314The Sociology of Health and Illness

4

Annually.

Total Credit Hours: 21-26