Learning Outcomes

The student learning goals are to:

  • Demonstrate a broad understanding of the process of aging in its multiple dimensions: physical, social, societal, mental and spiritual.
  • Reference relevant theories, key concepts, research issues, and findings in the field of gerontology/aging
  • Be able to locate scholarly source material and evaluate its significance to the field of gerontology
  • Possess knowledge of legal, economic, and social policies that affect individuals as they age, as well as society as a whole
  • Recognize how age is used to discriminate, define, and stereotype a person; demonstrate an empathetic understanding of elders

Gerontology (Minor)

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Marta Rodríguez-Galán
Program Director
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