Neuroscience (NEUR)

NEUR 10100     SEMINAR IN NEUROSCIENCE      1 Credit Hour

Seminar in Neuroscience provides an overview of the neuroscience field including: areas of neuroscience research, foundational principles in neuroscience, current questions and techniques, career possibilities, and examples of research being conducted by neuroscience faculty at Kent State.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1 lecture

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

NEUR 30100     NEUROSCIENCE I      3 Credit Hours

Neuroscience I will cover basic principles in neuroscience from the cellular to systems levels. After completion of the course students will have a basic understanding of how the nervous system is organized, electrophysiology properties of neurons, sensory systems, and motor pathways. Prerequisites: BSCI 30140

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

NEUR 30200     NEUROSCIENCE II      3 Credit Hours

Neuroscience II will build off of the principles taught in Neuroscience I by providing more depth and breadth to the functioning of the nervous system. After completion of the course students will have a more complete understanding of the neuroanatomy, neurophysiology, and neural circuitry involved in sensory processing, motor control, and higher order cognitive functioning. Prerequisites: NEUR 30100

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

NEUR 30300     EXPERIMENTAL METHODS IN NEUROSCIENCE      1 Credit Hour

Experimental Methods in Neuroscience is the accompanying laboratory course to Neuroscience II. This course will provide a greater depth of understanding into and hand-on experience with the principles discussed in the lecture course. After completion of this course, students will be fluent in the major research techniques used in this discipline. The major topics covered include: Electrophysiology, Neuroanatomy, Learning & Memory, the Neuromuscular Junction, and Sensory Perception.

Prerequisite: Minimum C grade in NEUR 30100; Pre/corequisite NEUR 30200.

Schedule Type: Laboratory

Contact Hours: 3 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

NEUR 40192     INTERNSHIP IN NEUROSCIENCE (ELR)      3-12 Credit Hours

Work experience and training in neuroscience under the supervision of appropriate personnel in a government agency, nonprofit organization or business. Maximum of 6 credit hours to count toward neuroscience degree as upper division elective hours.

Prerequisite: NEUR 30200 and special approval.

Schedule Type: Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 9-36 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: Experiential Learning Requirement

NEUR 40195     SPECIAL TOPICS IN NEUROSCIENCE      1-3 Credit Hours

Special topic in Neuroscience.

Prerequisite: NEUR 30200.

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture, Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 1-3 lecture, 2-6 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

NEUR 40196     INDIVIDUAL INVESTIGATION IN NEUROSCIENCE      1-3 Credit Hours

Research study under the guidance of a Neuroscience faculty member. Prerequisites: NEUR 30200

Schedule Type: Laboratory

Contact Hours: 3-9 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter