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2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BIOL 420 - Neuroscience Foundations (3 credits)

(Prereq: BIOL 340  or BIOL 350 ) (Coreq: BIOL 420L ) This course provides an introduction to neuroscience with an emphasis on the cellular, electrochemical, and molecular properties of neurons that are fundamental for further study in neuroscience. Topics include the excitable nature of neurons and ionic basis of action potentials, synaptic neurotransmission, sensory and motor systems, as well as complex brain functions such as attention, motivation and sleep. S.