GER-312 Biological Aspects of Aging
The aging process is one that we all must experience whether it is our own life or that of a loved one. This course is a comprehensive overview of the common and uncommon physical and psychosocial changes associated with aging. Factors that are believed to cause or influence the aging process, various theories of aging, common physiological changes, age-related pathologies, long-term care, death, dying and grieving are also explored.
Advisory: This is an upper-level course. Students should have the knowledge equivalent to one biology course.
Semester Hours: 3
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