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Explore the structure and function of the human nervous system to understand sensory perception; movement and coordination; regulation of thirst, hunger, temperature; sleep and dreams; pain management; emotions; cognition; psychiatric disorders and the effects of drugs on the nervous system and on behavior. Build on knowledge of underlying themes and concepts of basic biology such as molecular and cellular structure, genetics and evolution. Interpret scientific literature and research as well as acquire the fundamental concepts of neurobiology relevant to contemporary issues in health and human behavior.
Note: the Study Guide contained on the CD-ROM is not required for assignments, but may be helpful for study and self-assessment of learning.
Prerequisites: prior college biology is required (e.g., Human Biology, General Biology or Anatomy and Physiology). In addition, strong writing and research skills are absolutely necessary for the successful completion of this advanced-level course.
This course fully meets the General Education requirement in Natural Sciences.
This online course is offered through the Center for Distance Learning. You can take this as an individual course or as part of an online degree program, with term starts in March, May, September, November and January. View current term offerings and all online courses. Click here to register for online courses.
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Meets General Education Requirement In: Natural Sciences-Full
Term(s) Offered (Subject to Change) : Jan. Sep.
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