Undergraduate students in the Colleges of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Education, Engineering, Nursing, and the Tippie College of Business may earn the minor in aging studies. Students must have the approval of their college or major department in order to earn the minor.
Students may earn the minor or the undergraduate certificate in aging studies, but not both.
The minor in aging studies requires a minimum of 15 s.h. in aging-related course work, including 12 s.h. in courses numbered 3000 or above taken at the University of Iowa. Students must maintain a g.p.a. of at least 2.00 in all courses for the minor and in all UI courses for the minor. Course work in the minor may not be taken pass/nonpass. The minor must include ASP:1800 Basic Aspects of Aging. Students earning the minor may not enroll in ASP:4190 Aging Studies Internship. Courses for the minor must be approved by the Aging Studies Program if they are not Aging Studies Program courses (prefix ASP) or are not cross-listed with aging studies courses.