Department Information

Chair:
Dr. Herbert Haines
Sharon Steadman (Acting)
Moffett Center, Room 2120
Phone: 607-753-2726
Fax: 607-753-5973
Email:
amanda.halliwell@cortland.edu
Hours:
8 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday through Friday
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Program Details

Social Gerontology Minor [SGRT] (Minor)

Sociology/Anthropology Department
Herbert Haines, chair
Moffett Center, Room 2120
607-753-2726

This minor is open to students in any major other than sociology. Majors in sociology can declare a concentration in social gerontology.

A. Required Courses: 12 credit hours
  • PSY 334 - Psychology of Adulthood and Aging (3 cr. hr.)
  • SCI 325 - Biotechnology and Human Aging (3 cr. hr.)
  • SOC 220 - Introduction to Social Gerontology (3 cr. hr.)
  • SOC 425 - Sociology of Aging and the Life Course (3 cr. hr.)
B. Elective Courses: Six credit hours

Choose two of the following:

  • CPV 400 - Cooperative Education (1-16 cr. hr.)
  • HLH 513 - Death, Bereavement and Suicide (3 cr. hr.)
  • HLH 555 - Health and Aging (3 cr. hr.)
  • HUS 430 - Social Welfare Institutions (3 cr. hr.) also listed as SOC 430
  • REC 508 - Leisure Services for Older Adults (3 cr. hr.)
  • SOC 355 - Gender and the Life Course (3 cr. hr.)
  • SOC 420 - Issues in Gerontology (3 cr. hr.)
  • SOC 430 - Social Welfare Institutions (3 cr. hr.) also listed as HUS 430
Total Credit Hours Required for the Minor: 18