Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice

Programs / Minor in Gerontology

The Minor in Gerontology

Program Requirements

Required Foundational - 9 Credit Hours

  • Course
    Title
    Credits
  • SOCI 1101
    Introduction to Sociology
    3
  • SOCI 3310
    Introduction to Gerontology
    3
  • SOCI 3320
    Exploring the Aging Network
    3
  • Select two of the following - 6 Credit Hours

    • Course
      Title
      Credits
    • HS 3700
      Aging and the Family
      3
    • HS 3750
      Death, Dying, and Bereavement
      3
    • SOCI 4443
      Medical Sociology
      3

Program Total (15 Credit Hours)


Important Information about Minors

To declare your minor you can declare it in Owl Express. In some instances, you may be required to fill out a minor form. It must be noted on your petition to graduate.

  • Nine (9) hours of a minor must be non-duplicative with course requirements in the major.
  • A minimum of six (6) hours in the minor must be taken in residence at Kennesaw State University.
  • Courses taken to satisfy Core Areas A through E (general education) may NOT be counted as coursework in the minor.