Meeting the needs of communities across the country. Through the gerontology program, we do just that to learn how best to serve the aging population of adults. We educate students about complex issues that equip them to respond constructively to the individual, family, community, societal, and global challenges of aging.
We offer a minor in gerontology through an interdisciplinary approach with integrates well with most majors.
Students graduating with the minor pursue professions in a variety of fields including social work, communicative sciences and disorders, and sociology. Recent graduates are in graduate school, work as teachers, and have gained valuable professional experience in speech language pathology and in assisted living communities.