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Letter of Recognition in Aging Studies

The Letter of Recognition in Aging Studies provides a basic knowledge of the social, biological and pyschological aspects of aging and aging populations. The three courses in the Letter of Recognition also provide students with the fundamentals for continuing in aging studies.  

Entrance Requirements:

  • Attend a program information session. Detailed information about the program, profession and academic requirements will be discussed.
  • Eligibility for ENG 111, ENG 115 or ENG 121.

Requirements: 9-10 credits 
Complete the required courses with a grade of "C" or better in each course. Some courses may have prerequisites, which must be completed first. 

BIO 152   Biology of Aging
BIO 135   Principles of Nutrition
BIO 136   Principles of Nutrition and Laboratory

SOC 150  Introduction to Aging Studies 

PSY 151  Psychology of Aging

Elizabeth Appel, MSW, LCSW-C
Chair, Health and Human Services Department