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UVM Course Directory

Term: Spring 2018

Subject: Neuroscience

NSCI 096 - Special Topics

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NSCI 111 - Exploring Neuroscience

In-depth survey of neuroscience topics, including neuron function, the anatomical and functional organization of the nervous system, and diseases of the nervous system. Prerequisites: PSYS 001; CHEM 023 or CHEM 031; and one of the following pairs of courses: BIOL 001 and BIOL 002, BCOR 011 and BCOR 012, or ANPS 019 and ANPS 020.

NSCI 112 - Exploring Neurosci Laboratory

Laboratory course in neuroscience designed to provide hands-on experience with methods of inquiry in neuroscience. Goals of this course include the development of problem-solving skills, data analysis, the scientific method, and science communication. Neuroscience majors only. Prerequisites: PSYS 001; CHEM 023 or CHEM 031; and one of the following pairs of courses: BIOL 001 and BIOL 002, BCOR 011 and BCOR 012, or ANPS 019 and ANPS 020.

NSCI 198 - Undergraduate Research

Undergraduate student work on individual or small team research projects under the supervision of a faculty member, for which credit is awarded. Offered at department discretion.

NSCI 225 - Human Neuroanatomy

Functional anatomy of the human nervous system and its cells. Focus on both peripheral and central nervous system. Lectures and laboratory (gross and microscopic anatomy). Prerequisite: Instructor permission.

NSCI 270 - Diseases of the Nervous System

Senior level, seminar-style capstone course in which students bring together information learned in other courses for an in-depth study of disease states of the nervous system. Pre/co-requisites: NSCI 110 and Senior standing.

NSCI 295 - Advanced Special Topics

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NSCI 298 - Undergraduate Research

Undergraduate student work on individual or small team research projects under the supervision of a faculty member, for which credit is awarded. Offered at department discretion.

NSCI 302 - Neuroscience

Functional anatomy of the human nervous system. Lectures and laboratory providing learning experience with dissected specimens, gross and microscopic anatomy. Incorporates clinical information from physician-scientists. Prerequisite: Physical Therapy major or Instructor permission.

NSCI 327 - Resp Conduct in Biomed Rsch

Topics in Scientific Integrity surrounding responsible conduct and practices in biomedical research. Prerequisites: Advanced Graduate students, postdoctoral fellows and assistant professors in the biological or biomedical sciences.

NSCI 382 - Seminar in Neuroscience

Research presentations and critical review of the literature in various areas of anatomical and neurobiological sciences.

NSCI 395 - Special Topics

See Schedule of Courses for specific titles. Prerequisite: Instructor permission.