Rhode Island College

2014-2015 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.
POL 327, POL 328: These courses should be selected by those who are not nursing nor social work majors.

TWO COURSES from

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
ANTH 308Culture, Aging, and the Life Course

4

Alternate years.
NURS 312Death and Dying

3

Spring.
PED 451Recreation for the Elderly

3

As needed.
PSYC 339Psychology of Aging

4

Annually.
SOC 314The Sociology of Health and Illness

3

Summer.

Total Credit Hours: 21-26