The undergraduate degrees in the School of Public Health are in Health Studies and in Applied Health & Fitness. The Health Studies curriculum is designed around a common core of courses and four separate tracks: aging services, community health education, health sciences, and school health.
The Applied Health & Fitness degree has 3 tracks: fitness & exercise, fitness for special populations, and health coaching.
Aging Services Minor
The minor in aging services includes coursework that will introduce the student to basic understanding of gerontology along with particular skills in administration and finance, chronic disease, and health promotion. This program also will enhance the skills of students planning to enroll in industry-provided training to become administrators of assisted living facilities and residential care facilities or nursing homes.
To earn a minor in aging services, students must complete at least 28 credits. At least 16 credits must be taken in residence at PSU and 16 credits must be upper division. The requirements for this minor include:
Two of the following:
|PHE 328U||Health and Housing Across the Life Course||
|PHE 416||Families and Aging||
12 Credits from the following courses:
Other electives may be taken with advisor approval.
Total Credit Hours: 28