Aging Studies

Undergraduate Programs

Certificates

Program Locations Total Credits
Long Term Care Administration CERT
  • Mankato
  • Online
22

Minors

Program Locations Total Credits
Aging Studies for Nursing Students Minor
30
Aging Studies Minor
21

Policies & Faculty

Policies

All Aging Studies students must register with the Aging Studies Program director at the beginning of their program.

GPA Policy. Aging Studies minors are urged to maintain a 3.0 or better GPA to maximize their options for professional employment and graduate study.

P/N Grading Policy. All coursework for the minor, with the exception of the internship and the practicum, must be taken for a letter grade.

Contact Information

113 Armstrong Hall

(507) 389-1561
http://sbs.mnsu.edu/soccorr/

Faculty

200 Level

Credits: 3

This course will answer the question Why should I care about getting old when I am young? through an exploration of the life course perspective, service learning opportunities, and written reflection and exploration.

Prerequisites: none

Goal Areas: GE-02, GE-07

Diverse Cultures: Gold

Credits: 3

This course will answer the question Why should I care about getting old when I am young? through an exploration of the life course perspective, service learning opportunities, and written reflection and exploration.

Prerequisites: none

Goal Areas: GE-02, GE-07

Diverse Cultures: Gold

300 Level

Credits: 0

Curricular Practical Training: Co-Operative Experience is a zero-credit full-time practical training experience for one semester and an adjacent fall or spring term. Special rules apply to preserve full-time student status. Please contact an advisor in your program for complete information.

Prerequisites: At least 60 credits earned; in good standing; instructor permission; co-op contract; other prerequisites may also apply.

400 Level

Credits: 3

Engaging with the practice of policy development, understanding critical policies impacting the experience of aging, and learning how to become a policy entrepreneur will be the focus for this course. The course will also explore innovations in aging policy globally.

Prerequisites: none

Credits: 3

Issues and trends, programs and services, funding mechanisms and regulations. Meets state educational requirements for specific content areas.

Prerequisites: none

Credits: 1-3

Topics vary as announced in class schedule. May be retaken for credit if topic is different.

Prerequisites: none

Credits: 1-3

Workshop topics vary as announced in class schedule. May be retaken for credit.

Prerequisites: none

Credits: 1-6

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Prerequisites: none

Credits: 1-6

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Prerequisites: Consent 

Credits: 1-6

For students following plan of study for nursing home administration licensure only. Prereq: by application and consent only

Prerequisites: by application and consent only 

Credits: 1-4

The school and community health programs prepare health professionals with expertise in health promotion and disease prevention for employment in public health and community health agencies, health care facilities, business, and industry and schools.

Prerequisites: none