Note: No new majors are being accepted in this program at this time. However, the minor, BIS emphasis, and non-degree certificate programs are active and available.
- Program Prerequisite: Not required.
- Minor: Required.
- Grade Requirements: A grade of “C” or better is required in all courses used toward the major (a grade of “C-” is not acceptable) in addition to an overall GPA for Gerontology courses of 2.5 or higher. Also refer to the general grade requirements for graduation on Degree and General Education Requirements .
- Credit Hour Requirements: A total of 120 credit hours is required for graduation; a minimum of 31 of these is required within the major. A total of 40 upper division credit hours is required for graduation from Weber State University (courses numbered 3000 and above); 19-28 of these are required within the major.
Students are assigned to a faculty advisor for academic and professional advising. The faculty advisor assists students with course scheduling, academic counseling, and professional self-assessment. Students are required to see their faculty advisor at least one time per semester prior to registration. Call the Social Work/Gerontology office number, 801-626-6157, for more information or to schedule an appointment. (Also refer to the Department Advisor Referral List.)
Declare your program of study (see Enrollment Services and Information ). Students must file “Major/Minor Declaration” form with the department office.
Refer to Degree and General Education Requirements for Bachelor of Science requirements. GERT 1010 will fill both a major/minor and general education requirement.