Nov 28, 2020  
Academic Catalog 2019-2020 
    
Academic Catalog 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PSY 252 - BIOPSY I: Introduction to Neuroscience


4 credit(s)
This lecture and laboratory course seeks to explain and identify the biological structures of behavior, relating to actions, experience, genetics and phylogeny of the organism. Students learn physiological function and brain injury sparing, assessment, and recovery through case studies, discussion, video, dissection and lecture. The goals of this course are to provide students with a strong background in neuroscience, neuroanatomy, neuropsychological assessment, and the ability to apply their knowledge to individual trauma case examples. This the first course in the Department of Psychology’s Neuroscience Emphasis (PSY 252, PSY 352 , PSY 452 ). Should a student choose to complete this three-course series, it is permissible to enroll in the courses out of sequence.
Prerequisite(s): PSY 150  with a minimum grade of C BIOL-110 or BIOL 200 , and BIOL-231 or BIOL-240 strongly recommended.



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