Gerontology Major

Description: A program that focuses on the human aging process and aged human populations, using the knowledge and methodologies of the social sciences, psychology and the biological and health sciences.

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Gerontology Major

What Courses Do Gerontology Majors Take?

The required and elective courses you would take for Gerontology majors vary considerably among institutions. Courses are listed here that are illustrative of the breadth of topics you are likely to experience were you to major in this field.

  • Anatomy
  • Biology
  • Exercise Science
  • Health
  • Physiology
  • Psychology

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