May 21, 2018  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog
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GR 310 - Cellular and Physiologic Aspects of Aging

3 Credit Hours
Prerequisite: : BI 131, or permission of instructor. An initial overview of the biological foundations for life, and the effects of aging upon the body’s anatomical/physiological systems. In-depth coverage of the various theories of senescence including wear and tear theory, rate-of-living theory, mutation theory, and error theory. Emphasis is on the effects of senescence upon the functioning of the body’s immune, renal, neural, and cardiovascular systems. (FA,SP)



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