Gerontology, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, SFU

Simon Fraser University offers a Bachelor of Arts Degree with a Minor in Gerontology, as well as a Post-Degree Diploma in Gerontology.

All information concerning applying for the Minor and the Diploma can be found on the SFU Department of Gerontology website

Questions about admission requirements can also be sent to geradmin@sfu.ca.

Useful links when using this course planning worksheet:

SFU Calendar 
SFU Department
BC Transfer Guide
Langara Diagnostic Tests


Admission requires a minimum of 60 units with a 2.0 or higher cumulative grade point average (GPA).

Students must also complete at least two of the following prerequisite courses or obtain a minimum C grade in GERO 300 or B grade in GERO 101 (only available at SFU).

It is recommended that students transfer after completing the SFU general requirements and the two prerequisite courses listed below.

SFU Courses

Credits

Langara Equivalent

Credits

Choose two of:

BPK 105

BPK 142

PSYC 100

PSYC 102

SA 150

STAT 203

HSCI 100

HSCI 130

 

3

3

3

3

4

3

3

4

Choose two of:

Unavailable

KINS 1100

PSYC 1115

PSYC 1215

SOCI 1120 or 1121

STAT 1124

BIOL 1111

HSCI 1130

 

0

3

3

3

3

3

4

3

OR one of:

GERO 101

or

GERO 300

 

3

 

3

 

Only available at SFU

or

Only available at SFU

 

0

 

 0

 

This course planning outline is created by the Langara College Counselling Department and is intended for use only as a guide. SFU's requirements are subject to change, and it is the students' responsibility to consult original sources to ensure accuracy.

Updated July 2022