Adult Development and Aging Major

Description: A program that focuses on the characteristics of aging populations and the needs of older individuals in family and institutional settings. Includes instruction in the biological and psychological stages of aging; the provision of dependent care; serving the social, economic, and psychological needs of aging adults; related public policy issues; and adult community resources. Is Adult Development and Aging the right major for you?
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Adult Development and Aging Major

What Courses Do Adult Development and Aging Majors Take?

The required and elective courses you would take for Adult Development and Aging 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.

  • Adolescent Development
  • Family Economics
  • Finance
  • Health Services
  • Human Services

What other majors are related to Adult Development and Aging?

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