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Unformatted text preview: COURSE INFORMATION Course Number/Name Biology 4300/5300 Neurobiology Section 1 Date/Time/Location Fall 2011/TTh 11-12:20/SUPP 116 Professor Name/Office – Dr. Dana M. García/ 254 SUPP telephone/e-mail- 245-3368/ [email protected] Webpage www.bio.txstate.edu/~garcia/garcia.htm COURSE DESCRIPTION In this course students will get an overview of neuroscience, particularly the areas of neuroanatomy, neurophysiology, and evolutionary and developmental neurobiology. Prerequisite: BIO 2450 with a grade of “C” or higher. Recommended: BIO 3300 or BIO 4441 COURSE OBJECTIVES • To familiarize students with the topics in neuroscience described above, with a particular emphasis on cellular mechanisms • To hone students’ analytical, creative and practical skills and knowledge, particularly as they pertain to neurobiology • To think critically about the construction of knowledge both by examining how we’ve come to our current state of knowledge about neuroscience (what sorts of experiments were involved) and observing the multicultural construction of knowledge by recognizing who has contributed to our understanding....
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This note was uploaded on 11/09/2011 for the course CHEM 2341 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '11 term at Texas State.
- Fall '11