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CS92PROD
Aging and the Elderly

BIOL 116
Spring 2007
Section: 01  
Course Cluster: Service-Learning

In this course we will address the biological processes and mechanisms associated with normal aging. We will also focus on diseases that affect the elderly in particular, such as arthritis, atherosclerosis, cancer, dementia, diabetes and osteoporosis. Further, we will deal with issues concerning the quality of life of the elderly. Students will interact with the elderly by serving as volunteers at area senior centers and nursing homes, and will report on their direct-learning experiences.

Essential Capabilities: Speaking, Writing
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: NSM BIOL
Course Format: SeminarGrading Mode: Student Option
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: None
Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available

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