What is the gerontology minor at CCSU?
The gerontology minor is an interdisciplinary
program housed in the psychology department. The goal of the minor is to
provide students with a solid background in different issues related to
adult development and aging. The minor is designed to meet the needs of
students from a variety of disciplines who are interested in serving the
aging population in various capacities.
Why minor in gerontology?
By the year 2030, as the Baby Boomers age, the 65
and over age group is expected to double. Currently, the 85 and over age
group is one of the fastest growing segments of our population. This
translates into a growing need for a variety of programs, products, and
services that are responsive to the interests of our aging population as
well as a growing need for an educated work force ready to meet these