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UVM Course Directory

Term: Fall 2019

Subject: Neuroscience

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 192 - Teaching Assistantship

Undergraduate student service as a teaching assistant, usually in an introductory level course in the discipline, for which credit is awarded. Offered at department discretion.

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 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 280 - Glia: Not Just Neuron Glue!

Interdisciplinary course in which students engage in a focused, in-depth exploration of how glial cells contribute to neurological and psychiatric disorders. Prerequisites: NSCI 111; Course director approval. Pre/Co-requisites: NSCI 111; Course Director permission.

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 328 - Techniques in Microscopy

Topics shall include practical background in microscopy, including brightfield, epifluorescence, confocal, multi-photon, deconvolution, atomic force and electron microscopy. Prerequisite: Instructor permission.

NSCI 381 - Seminar in Neuroscience

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

NSCI 395 - Advanced Special Topics

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