Biological Aspects of Aging (UCONJ DL440)


Course Details

  • Location: Online
  • Duration: 11 weeks
  • Class Times: Self-Paced

Next Start Date:

September 27, 2017

This course is part of a certificate program. You can also take it without enrolling in the program.

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About this Course

Introductory material on aspects of biology of human aging and functional changes associated with normal aging, including those illnesses that may be present in older people. This course focuses on the relationship between changes in physical function, environment and quality of life and includes theoretical perspectives on aging, as well as the aging process in specific physiological systems.

Program Overview

This course is part of the Certificate in Gerontology.

Learning Formats


Courses are offered 100 percent online. The flexible online format allows you to access course content wherever you are, on your own schedule. You simply need to complete assignments by their due dates. Lessons, assignments and other course materials are delivered through a Web-based learning management system, such as Canvas or Moodle, which also serves as a hub for communicating with your instructors and classmates.


Our special blended programs combine the convenience of online study with the vibrancy of in-person classes for a unique learning experience.

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Attend class in person at one of our convenient locations. You’ll engage face to face with your classmates and instructors as part of a highly interactive curriculum. An online learning management system may be required to access some course materials and assignments.

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