PCC / Class Schedule / Summer 2014: Credit / Psychology /

PSY213 Intro Behav Neuroscience

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Surveys the role of the brain and nervous system in behavior, psychological functioning, and neurophysiological processes that underlie human development. Prerequisite: WR 115, RD 115 and MTH 20 or equivalent placement test scores, and PSY 201A or one year of biology. Audit available.  (For detailed information, see the Course Content and Outcome Guide ).


Distance Education: Web Course Information

CRN 32389

From the Instructor:
Welcome to Introduction to Behavioral Neuroscience. A better title to the course would be 'Users Guide to the Brain'. This will be an exciting and challenging course. My name is John Olmsted. I will be your instructor this term. I have been at PCC for 15 years now. In addition to teaching I have been a clinical therapist for many years. The methods I use may be different than in other courses. There are no tests or term papers. The course is writing intensive. The class will become a community of learners sharing all of th work that each of you has created.
Course Specific Requirements:
Most of the information you will be working with will be found on the web or in articles and videos supplied within the course. You do need a text. There will be a list of texts you can choose in the course information once you get online. There will be plenty of time to order a text online. The assignment is to get a used text, back edition to save money. If you need to get a text from the bookstore there are several copies of 'Biopsychology' by Pineal there for you. An ability to use D2L and post to it will be needed to be successful in the course. This is a challenging course. There will be a lot of work which one could expect given that we are dealing with the most complex organ known to science. Students in the past have felt they learned much that was valuable for their lives. After all, we all have a brain, why not know more about it !
Web Technical Requirements:
Please be sure to read the Technical Requirements for this delivery mode.
Students with Disabilities:
Students with disabilities should notify their instructor if accommodations are needed to take this class. For information about technologies that help people with disabilities in taking Web based distance learning classes please visit the Office for Students with Disabilities website.
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  CRN Campus / Bldg / Rm Time Days Dates
WEB » 32389 - 23-Jun-2014 thru 16-Aug-2014
Instructor: John L Olmsted
Notes: 8 week course, June 23-August 16.
Tuition: credit Fees: $20.00
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