The Gerontology Minor augments major fields of study with an overview of issues confronting older adults, their families, and service providers. In recognition that aging can be viewed from a variety of perspectives, students can choose courses from several academic disciplines. Courses with aging as their primary content that are not listed as electives may be counted toward the program with the approval of program coordinator. Social work majors may use 3 s.h. of SOCW 4990 if their placement is in an aging-related setting.