|Tanya M. Gallagher|
|10 Huff Hall, 1206 South Fourth, Champaign|
PH: (217) 333-2131
Interdisciplinary Minor in Aging
The Interdisciplinary Minor in Aging provides students with the opportunity to study aging as it relates to health, communication, development and activity. The minor is offered through the Departments of Kinesiology and Community Health, Recreation, Sport and Tourism, Psychology and Sociology; the Department of Human and Community Development; and the School of Social Work. LAS psychology and sociology students interested in the minor should consult with their major department's undergraduate studies director. All other interested students should consult their departmental academic advisor. Minors should be declared by filling out the intent to pursue a minor form which can be found at http://provost.illinois.edu/educational-innovation/advising-resources/pursuing-undergraduate-minor/ and turning the form into Julie Bobitt, Interdisciplinary Health Advisor, in 226 Huff Hall or contact Julie via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
IHLT 240, Health and Aging Policy
|The Psychology of Aging|
|Additional aging-related courses chosen from the following list:||9|
|Special Topics 1|
|Adult Learning and Development|
|Physical Activity & Aging|
|Exercise Instruction & Elderly|
|Leisure and Human Development|
|Leisure and Consumer Culture|
|Communication and Aging|
|Death & Dying|
|Social Work Services for Older Adults|
|Planning for Healthy Cities|
Special Topics courses must include aging-related content and be approved by the Aging minor advisor.
Students may also earn elective credit by participating in an aging-related internship or independent study that is also pre-approved by the advisor for the minor. Minor modification forms should be filled out if you are requesting to use an independent study or internship. Forms can be found at http://provost.illinois.edu/files/2017/01/Minor-Modification-Form.pdf.