Interdisciplinary Minor in Aging

for the Interdisciplinary Minor in Aging


department website: http://ihealth.illinois.edu/

department faculty: I-Health Faculty and Staff


college catalog page: Applied Health Sciences Catalog

college website: http://www.ahs.illinois.edu/


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 College of Applied Health Sciences. There are no prerequisites for the minor. Minors should be declared by filling out the intent to pursue a minor form which can be found at http://provost.illinois.edu/programs/advising/declare.html and turning the form into Beth Frasca, Interdisciplinary Health Sciences Program, in 226 Huff Hall or contact Beth Frasca at bfrasca@illinois.edu.

Required Courses9
IHLT 240, Health and Aging Policy
Gerontology
The Psychology of Aging
Additional aging-related courses chosen from the following list: 19
Physical Activity & Aging
Death & Dying
Social Work Services for Older Adults
Special Topics 2
Human Development and Recreation, Sport and Tourism
Leisure and Consumer Culture
Communication and Aging
Exercise Instruction & Elderly
Adult Learning and Development
Planning for Healthy Cities
Total Hours18