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  • Emphasis in Biology
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  • Fall 2013 Undergraduate Catalog - Official

    B.A. Degree in Gerontology - Biology (120 Credits)

    Core Requirements

    In addition to the core requirements, students must complete an emphasis in Anthropology, Biology, Economics, Health, Health Services Administration, Political Science, Psychology, Social Work, or Sociology.

    NURS 420 Gerontological Nursing to Promote Successful Aging (3)
    PHIL 311 Morals and Medicine (3)
    PSY 403 Adulthood and Aging (3)
    SOC 308 Social Gerontology (3) or
    SW 308 Social Gerontology (3)
    SW 410 Gerontology: Policy and Practice (4) or
    SOC 410 Gerontology: Policy and Practice (4)


    Requirements

    Students must complete twelve credits from the listed courses.

    BIOL 104 Human Biology (3)
    BIOL 111 Cell Biology (4)
    BIOL 236 Introduction to Microbiology (3)
    BIOL 323 Human Anatomy (4)
    BIOL 341 Genetics (4)
    BIOL 349 Human Physiology (4)


    Restricted Electives

    Students must earn at least six credits in research methods chosen from the following courses.

    ECON 370 Quantitative Economic Analysis (3)
    MATH 234 Introduction to Probability and Statistics (3)
    PSY 231 Psychological Statistics and Methodology I (3)
    PSY 232 Psychological Statistics and Methodology II (3)
    SOC 350 Methods and Statistics for Social Research (4)
    SOC 351 Quantitative Methods (3)
    SOC 352 Qualitative Methods (3)
    SW 400 Research Methods in Social Work (3)