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  Nov 23, 2017
 
 
    
2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Gerontology (15)


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The gerontology program is an interdisciplinary program that fosters educational, research, and service activities pertinent to aging. The program offers an interdisciplinary undergraduate minor and an interdisciplinary certificate of undergraduate study. The gerontology minor and certificate allow students to integrate current knowledge and research on adulthood and aging into their degree programs. A degree-program student must apply to the gerontology program. 

Certificate of Undergraduate Study

Drawing from relevant disciplines, this certificate is designed to examine the multifaceted implications of aging. It is open to all NIU undergraduates. Students must maintain a good academic standing in the university, achieve a minimum grade of C in each certificate course, achieve a GPA of 2.50 in all certificate courses, and complete all certificate course work within six calendar years.

Additional Courses (9)


One course selected from each of the following sets (9):

OR
With the approval of the Gerontology program director, a student may substitute UHHS 301 (Independent Study in Health and Human Sciences) for up to six (6) semester hours of additional courses.

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