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Mount Saint Mary College    
 
    
 
  Dec 17, 2017
 
Undergraduate Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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BIO 2521 - Introduction to the Neurosciences


Credits: 4
An interdisciplinary course which provides an introduction to the nervous and endocrine systems. It also will provide an understanding of the basis of human behavior in the context of group activity and social behavior. The course will feature a lecture portion which targets the cellular basis of neural function using animal model systems. In addition the course will provide student groups in the class with the opportunity to highlight the underpinnings of certain human activities and clinical pathologies. The laboratory will provide hand-on experiences as well as demonstrations, focusing on the physiology of the nervous system.  
Lecture hours/Lab hours: 3 hours lecture; 3 hours lab
Cross-listed with: PSY 3521
Prerequisites: Students must have completed at least a year of biology (    or    - ) and a semester of Introductory Psychology( ), /OR one semester of biology(   or   ) and 1 semester of Biological Psychology(PSY 3060)



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