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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Minor in Aging Studies for Nursing Students

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Gerontology Core (3 credits)

  • GERO 200 /200W: Family Dynamics of Aging (3)

Social and Behavioral Science Core (choose 6 credits)

  • ANTH 436W: Anthropology of Aging (3)
  • PSYC 466: Psychology of Aging (4)
  • SOC 404: Sociology of Aging (3)
  • SOWK 419: Social Work and Aging (3)

Course Planning Guide:

ANTH 436W Fall term each even numbered year.
GERO 200W(online) Fall and Spring terms each year
GERO 200 (online) Summer term each year
PSYC 466 Spring term each year
PSYC 466(online) Summer term each year
SOC 404(hybrid) Fall term each year
SOWK 419 Spring term each year

Listed courses are in addition to successful completion of the undergraduate nursing curriculum

  • NURS 334 Physiologic Integrity I (4)
  • NURS 335 Family and Societal Nursing Inquiry (3)
  • NURS 336 Assessment and Nursing Procedures (5)
  • NURS 366 Quality, Safety, and Informatics in Nursing Practice (3)
  • NURS 434 Physiologic Integrity III (4)
  • NURS 435 Nursing Care of Families in Transition II (3)

Donald J. Ebel, PhD - Director of the Aging Studies Program, 113 Armstrong Hall