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The following Course Descriptions are taken from the Graduate Catalog. Refer to the Graduate College website (see link in the Table of Contents) for updates to this information. Availability of these courses for any given semester must be confirmed through the online Class Schedule (Timetable) found at myUIC (see link under Quick Links).

Studying the brain
Anatomy and Cell Biology

Bioengineering
Biological Sciences

Graduate College
Graduate College - Life Sciences
Kinesiology and Nutrition

Neuroscience
Pharmacology

Philosophy
Physiology and Biophysics
Psychology


 

Anatomy and Cell Biology (ANAT)

403 Human Neuroanatomy
3 hours. Morphological organization of the nervous system. Functional correlations of neural structures. Same as NEUS 403. Meets eight weeks of the semester. Prerequisite(s): Graduate standing and consent of the instructor. Must be in a degree program. Same as NEUS 403.

511 Experimental Foundations of Psychopharmacology
2 hours. An introduction to the molecular mechanisms underlying synaptic transmission; review of the principal neurotransmitter systems and the biochemical, anatomical and behavioral methods used to study these systems. Same as NEUS 511. Prerequisite(s): Grade of B or better or concurrent registration in NEUS 501 and Grade of B or better or concurrent registration in NEUS 502; or Grade of B or better or concurrent registration in BIOS 484 and Grade of B or better or concurrent registration in BIOS 485; or consent of the instructor.

521 Plasticity in the Nervous System
2 hours. Neural plasticity is the ability to adaptively modify neural structure or function. Topics range from developmental plasticity to aging, including response to injury and neurodegenerative diseases, trophic factors, learning and memory, and neural transplantation. Prerequisite(s): ANAT 403 or consent of instructor.

523 Biology of MicroRNAs and other Small RNAs
2 hours. History, overview and biology of small RNA pathways, including microRNAs, siRNAs, RNA interference, roles in various biological processes, implication in disease pathophysiology, and potential therapies. Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory grading only.

525 Molecular and Cellular Mechanssms of Neurodegenerative Disease
2 hours.
Molecular, cellular and physiological mechanisms underlying neuropathology in neurodegenerative diseases and trauma to the central and peripheral nervous system of humans. Same as NEUS 525. Recommended background: A basic course in neuroscience.

527 Cellular and Systems Neurobiology
3 hours. Molecular and cellular properties of ion channels in neurons and sensory cells and their relationship to brain and sensory systems. Same as BIOS 527 and NEUS 527. Prerequisite(s): Credit in one neuroscience course or consent of the instructor.

586 Cell and Molecular Neurobiology
3 hours. Structure and function of voltage-dependent and neurotransmitter-gated ion channels; the role of these ion channels in synaptic transmission, synaptic modification, and neuromodulation. Same as BIOS 586. Prerequisite(s): Consent of the instructor.

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Bioengineering (BioE)

421 Biomedical Imaging
3 OR 4 hours. Introduction to engineering and scientific principles associated with X-ray, magnetic resonance, ultrasound, computed tomographic and nuclear imaging. 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. Extensive computer use required. Prerequisite(s): MATH 210 and PHYS 142.

440 Biological Signal Analysis
3 OR 4 hours. Analysis of signals of biological origin. Transient signals. Stability analysis. Control. Probabilities, stochastic processes. Medical applications. 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite(s): MATH 210 and senior or graduate standing.

472 Models of the Nervous System
3 OR 4 hours. Mathematical models of neural excitation and nerve conduction, stochastic models and simululation of neuronal activity, models of neuron pools and information processing, models of specific neural networks. 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite(s): ECE 310; and either BIOS 442 or BIOS 443.

475 Neural Engineering I: Introduction to Hybrid Neural Systems
3 OR 4 hours. Modeling, design and analysis of hybrid systems comprised of living neurons and artificial components; examples drawn from neural and neuromuscular prostheses, biosensors, and biopotential control of robotics. Same as BIOS 475. 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite(s): BIOS 442 and credit or concurrent registration in BIOE 472.

476 Neural Engineering I Laboratory
2 hours. Hands-on experience with computational and experimental models of engineered neural systems, with emphasis on neuroprostheses and biosensors. Animals used in instruction. Prerequisite(s): Credit or concurrent registration in BIOE 475.

575 Neural Engineering II - Neural Coding
4 hours. Analytical techniques and models used to assess and predict neural activity. Emphasis on information coding in sensory systems. Prerequisite(s): Consent of the instructor. Recommended background: Working knowledge of Matlab.

576 Sensory Prostheses Engineering
4 hours. Critical review of existing and emerging prosthetic devices for sensory systems damaged by trauma or disease. Technology and information flow in hybrid systems are emphasized. Prerequisite(s): BIOE 475 and BIOS 442; or consent of the instructor.

579 Neural and Neuromuscular Prostheses
4 hours. Neuromuscular electrical stimulation for ambulation by paraplegics, of upper limb in tetraplegics, of vocal cord and breathing functions, stimulation of bladder, cochlea, retina, and visual cortex. Prerequisite(s): Consent of the instructor.

594 Advanced Special Topics in Bioengineering
1 TO 4 hours. Systematic review of selected topics in bioengineering theory and practice. Subjects vary from year to year. May be repeated. Students may register in more than one section per term. Prerequisite(s): Consent of the instructor.

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Biological Sciences (BioS)

483 Mammalian Neuroanatomy
5 hours. Structure and function of the mammalian central nervous system. Animals used in instruction. Prerequisite(s): BIOS 225 or BIOS 272.

484 Neuroscience I
3 hours. Neuroscience as an integrative discipline. Neuroanatomy of vertebrates, neural development, cellular neurobiology, action potential mechanisms, synaptic transmission and neuropharmacology. Same as PHIL 484 and PSCH 484. Prerequisite(s): BIOS 286 or PSCH 262.

485 Neuroscience II
3 hours. Intergrative neuroscience, continuation of BioS/Psch/Phil 484. Sensory and motor systems; learning, memory, and language. Pathology of nervous systems. Philosophical perspectives, and modeling. Same as PHIL 485 and PSCH 485. Prerequisite(s): BIOS 484.

489 Cellular Neurobiology Laboratory
3 hours. Recording from and analyzing the activity of nerve cells, neuronal networks, and other electrically excitable tissues. Prerequisite(s): BIOS 286 or the equivalent.

527 Cellular and Systems Neurobiology
3 hours. Molecular and cellular properties of ion channels in neurons and sensory cells and their relationship to brain and sensory systems. Same as ANAT 527 and NEUS 527. Prerequisite(s): Credit in one neuroscience course or consent of the instructor.

582 Methods in Modern Neuroscience
2 hours. Underlying principles and applications of techniques used to analyze nervous system organization and function. Behavioral, electrophysiological, anatomical, and biochemical approaches are considered. Same as NEUS 582. Animals used in instruction.

584 Foundations of Neuroscience I
3 hours. Provides a core understanding of modern neuroscience. Focuses on topics in cell and molecular neuroscience. Taught by faculty from multiple units. Same as NEUS 501. Recommended background: Credit or concurrent registration in GCLS 503.

585 Foundations of Neuroscience II
3 hours. A core understanding of modern neuroscience. Focus is on topics in systems, cognitive and behavioral neuroscience. Will be taught by faculty from multiple units. Continuation of NEUS 501. Same as NEUS 502. Prerequisite(s): NEUS 501 or BIOS 584. Recommended background: Credit or concurrent registration in NEUS 403.

586 Cell and Molecular Neurobiology
3 hours. Structure and function of voltage-dependent and neurotransmitter-gated ion channels; the role of these ion channels in synaptic transmission, synaptic modification, and neuromodulation. Same as ANAT 586. Prerequisite(s): BIOS 442 or consent of the instructor.

587 Topics in Neurobiology
1 TO 2 hours. In-depth analysis of advanced topics in neurobiology, involving reading primary literature, student presentations, and critical discussion. Credit varies according to the topic offered. May be repeated. Students may register in more than one section per term.

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Graduate College (GC)

401 Scientific Integrity and Responsible Research
0 hours. Designed to meet NIH requirements for formal training in the responsible conduct of research. Ethical and legal issues in the conduct of research; University of Illinois at Chicago research standards, regulations, and procedures. Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory grading only. Meets during the first seven weeks of the term on the west side of campus, and on the east side of campus during the last seven weeks. Prerequisite(s): Graduate standing.

470 Essentials for Animal Research
1 hours. Will acquaint the students with the regulations, sources of information, humane principles and ethical considerations involving the appropriate use of animals for research and teaching purposes. Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory grading only.

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Graduate College (GC)

401 Scientific Integrity and Responsible Research
0 hours. Designed to meet NIH requirements for formal training in the responsible conduct of research. Ethical and legal issues in the conduct of research; University of Illinois at Chicago research standards, regulations, and procedures. Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory grading only. Meets during the first seven weeks of the term on the west side of campus, and on the east side of campus during the last seven weeks. Prerequisite(s): Graduate standing.

470 Essentials for Animal Research
1 hours. Will acquaint the students with the regulations, sources of information, humane principles and ethical considerations involving the appropriate use of animals for research and teaching purposes. Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory grading only.

471 Experimental Animal Techniques
2 hours. Noninvasive and invasive techniques commonly used in laboratory animals are performed with emphasis placed upon the proper use of anesthetic, analgesics and aseptic techniques. Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory grading only. Animals used in instruction. Prerequisite(s): GC 470.

473 Seminar in Comparative Medicine
1 TO 2 hours. Selected fields of interest and research in comparative medicine will be presented in the areas of comparative biology, model development and experimental techniques. Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory grading only. Prerequisite(s): GC 471 or consent of the instructor.

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Graduate College - Life Sciences (GCLS)

501 Biochemistry
3 hours. Fundamental properties of biomacromolecules, the thermodynamics underlying basic biochemical processes and the properties of enzymes, including the kinetics of operation, and regulation, illustrated with important examples. Restricted to students enrolled in a graduate program offered through the Colleges of Medicine or Pharmacy or the departments of Bioengineering or Biological Sciences or consent of the instructor.

502 Molecular Biology
3 hours. Core molecular biology course covering basic principles of gene expression, genome replication and molecular interactions important to biological processes in prokaryotes and eukaryotes. Restricted to students enrolled in a graduate program offered through the Colleges of Medicine or Pharmacy or the departments of Bioengineering or Biological Sciences or consent of the instructor.

503 Cell Biology
3 hours. Advanced course on fundamental aspects of cell biology; basic concepts will be integrated with key examples of human physiology which span gene, protein, cell, tissue, organ and whole body function. Credit is not given for GCLS 503 if the student has credit in BCHE 561 or ANAT 585 or MIM 585 or PHYB 585. Restricted to students enrolled in a graduate program offered through the Colleges of Medicine or Pharmacy or the departments of Bioengineering or Biological Sciences or consent of the instructor.

504 Research Methods I
1 TO 2 hours. Lectures, demonstrations, and discussions concerned with principles and practical aspects of modern quantitative biochemical, molecular biological, physiological and biophysical methodology such as separation techniques and studies of biomembranes. May be repeated. Students may register for more than one section per term. Restricted to students enrolled in a graduate program offered through the Colleges of Medicine or Pharmacy or the departments of Bioengineering or Biological Sciences or consent of the instructor. Contact Dr. Yee-Kin Ho, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, for further information about specific modules.

505 Research Methods II
1 TO 3 hours. Lectures, demonstrations, and discussions concerned with principles and practical aspects of modern quantitative biochemical, molecular biological, physiological and biophysical methodology such as bioimaging and biochemical analysis. May be repeated. Students may register for more than one section per term. Restricted to students enrolled in a graduate program offered through the Colleges of Medicine or Pharmacy or the departments of Bioengineering or Biological Sciences or consent of the instructor. Contact Dr. Yee-Kin Ho, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, for further information about specific modules.

515 Receptor Pharmacology and Cell Signaling
3 hours. Advanced course on cell-surface and nuclear receptors and mechanisms of signaling through receptors. Provides an overview of receptor theory, hands-on data analysis and lectures and discussions on various signaling mechanisms. Credit is not given for GCLS 515 if the student has credit in PCOL 505 or PHYB 505. Prerequisite(s): GCLS 501 or approval of the department. Restricted to students enrolled in a graduate program offered through the Colleges of Medicine or Pharmacy or the departments of Bioengineering or Biological Sciences or consent of the instructor.

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Kinesiology and Nutrition (MVSC)

460 Neuromechanical Basis of Human Movement
3 hours. Biomechanics of single and multi-joint systems, and its role in neural control of movement. Mechanisms of acute adaptations including warm-up, fatigue and potentiation, and chronic adaptations arising from reduced use or training. Previously listed as KINE 428. Prerequisite(s): MVSC 160 and MVSC 252 and junior standing or above; or consent of the instructor.

472 Movement Neuroscience
3 hours. Overview of the human nervous system. Emphasis is placed on the basic functional anatomical and physiological concepts relevent to the organization and execution of movement. Previously listed as KINE 472. Prerequisite(s): MVSC 251 and MVSC 252 and MVSC 352 and MVSC 372; and junior standing or above; or consent of the instructor.

475 Movement Disorders
3 hours. Examines basic and applied understanding of the neural changes in motor function in disease and disorders of movement. This will include peripheral and central motor deficits. Prerequisite(s): KN 352 and KN 372; and junior standing or above.

502 Movement Science
4 hours. Synthesis of the body of knowledge in kinesiology using various diseases as a teaching model. Previously listed as KINE 522. Prerequisite(s): Consent of instructor.

570 Neural Mechanisms Underlying Motor Control
4 hours. Neurophysiological mechanisms that underlie the control and regulation of movement. Prerequisite(s): Consent of the instructor.

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Neuroscience (NEUS)

403 Human Neuroanatomy
3 hours. Morphological organization of the nervous system. Functional correlations of neural structures. Same as ANAT 403. Meets eight weeks of the semester. Prerequisite(s): Graduate standing and consent of the instructor. Must be in a degree program.

501 Foundations of Neuroscience I
3 hours. Provide a core understanding of modern neuroscience and will be taught by faculty from multiple units. Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor.

502 Foundations of Neuroscience II
3 hours. A core understanding of modern neuroscience. Will be taught by faculty from multiple units. Continuation of NEUS 501. Prerequisite(s): NEUS 501.

506 Research Rotations in Neuroscience
3 TO 6 hours. Research rotation course in which first year students from the Neuroscience program will undertake research projects in laboratories affiliated with this program. May be repeated. Animals used in instruction. Prerequisite(s): Open only to Ph.D. degree students.

511 Experimental Foundations of Psychopharmacology
2 hours. An introduction to the molecular mechanisms underlying synaptic transmission; review of the principal neurotransmitter systems and the biochemical, anatomical and behavioral methods used to study these systems. Same as ANAT 511. Prerequisite(s): Grade of B or better or concurrent registration in NEUS 501 and Grade of B or better or concurrent registration in NEUS 502; or Grade of B or better or concurrent registration in BIOS 484 and Grade of B or better or concurrent registration in BIOS 485; or consent of the instructor.

512 Biomedical Neuroscience: Aspects of Brain Function in Health and Disease
2 hours. An integrated view of brain function in health and disease; the anatomical and functional pathophysiological aspects underpinning major neurological and psychiatric disorders. Prerequisite(s): NEUS 501; or consent of the instructor.

513 Biomedical Neuroscience III: Introduction to Therapeutics and Psychopharmacology
1 hours. Basic principles of psychopharmacology, major classes of psychopharmacological agents and their properties, and the biochemistry and physiology crucial to understanding pharmacological therapies for psychiatric illnesses. Prerequisite(s): Consent of the instructor. Recommended background: NEUS 501 and NEUS 502 and Credit or concurrent registration in NEUS 511.

514 Biomedical Neuroscience IV: Advanced Psychopharmacology
2 hours. Designed to provide advanced knowledge of psychopharmacology and treatment strategies as well as the relevant clinical neuroscience of the major neuropsychiatric disorders. This is a College of Medicine course that does not follow the regular academic calendar. Contact the instructor for more specific information regarding the scheduling and requirements for this course. Prerequisite(s): NEUS 513; and consent of the instructor. Recommended background: NEUS 511.

525 Molecular and Cellular Mechanisms of Neurodegenerative Diseases
2 hours. Molecular, cellular and physiological mechanisms underlying neuropathology in neurodegenerative diseases and trauma to the central and peripheral nervous system of humans. Same as ANAT 525. Recommended background: A basic course in neuroscience.

527 Cellular and Systems Neurobiology
3 hours. Molecular and cellular properties of ion channels in neurons and sensory cells and their relationship to brain and sensory systems. Same as ANAT 527 and BIOS 527. Prerequisite(s): Credit in one neuroscience course or consent of the instructor.

561 Current Topics in Visual Neuroscience
2 hours. Discussion of current research and theoretical issues in visual neuroscience by staff, students and guest lecturers. May be repeated. Prerequisite(s): Consent of the instructor.

582 Methods in Modern Neuroscience
2 hours. Underlying principles and applications of techniques used to analyze nervous system organization and function. Behavioral, electrophysiological, anatomical, and biochemical approaches are considered. Same as BioS 582. Animals used in instruction.

588 Human Neuroscience: Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging
3 hours. Lectures and demonstrations present the principles of magnetic resonance imaging for understanding cognitive, sensory and motor function of the human brain in health and disease. Extensive computer use required. Laboratory work required. Prerequisite(s): Consent of the instructor.

595 Seminar in Neuroscience
1 hours. Oral presentations are made by students each session on timely journal articles, followed by in-depth discussions of the reported research. Presentation of research by invited lecturers. Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory grading only. May be repeated.

596 Independent Study
1 TO 4 hours. Independent study under the direction of a faculty member. May be repeated. Students may register in more than one section per term. Prerequisite(s): Consent of the instructor.

598 Master's Thesis Research in Neuroscience
0 TO 16 hours. Thesis research under the direction of a faculty member. Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory grading only. May be repeated. Prerequisite(s): NEUS 501 and NEUS 502 and NEUS 506; successful completion of first year core courses; and consent of the instructor. Open only to Master's degree students in neuroscience.

599 Doctoral Research in Neuroscience
0 TO 16 hours. Independent research, directed by a faculty member. Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory grading only. May be repeated. Prerequisite(s): NEUS 501 and NEUS 502 and NEUS 506; successful completion of first year core courses; and consent of the instructor. Open only to PhD degree students in neuroscience.

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Pharmacology (PCOL)

540 Ion Channels: Structure, Function, Pharmacology and Pathology
2 hours. The concept of ion channels is treated from the perspectives of their molecular structures and functions. Modulation, pathological conditions (channelopathies), and pharmacological intervention will also be treated. Same as PHYB 540. Recommended background: One undergraduate course in Biochemistry and one in Physiology, or consent of the instructor.

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402 Topics in Philosophy of Mind
3 OR 4 hours. Survey and analysis of one or more topics in philosophy of mind, such as the mind-body problem, philosophy of psychology, perception and sensation, intentional content, consciousness, and mental causation. 3 undergraduate hours; 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite(s): PHIL 202. Recommended background: PHIL 102 or PHIL 210.

404 Philosophy of Science
3 OR 4 hours. Selected works on the aims and methods of science; the status of scientific theories, natural laws and theoretical entities; the nature of scientific explanation. 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite(s): PHIL 102 or PHIL 210, and one 200-level course in philosophy; or consent of the instructor.

484 Neuroscience I
3 hours. Neuroscience as an integrative discipline. Neuroanatomy of vertebrates, neural development, cellular neurobiology, action potential mechanisms, synaptic transmission and neuropharmacology. Same as BIOS 484 and PSCH 484. Prerequisite(s): BIOS 286 or PSCH 262.

485 Neuroscience II
3 hours. Integrative neuroscience; continuation of BIOS/PSCH/PHIL 484. Sensory and motor systems; learning, memory, and language. Pathology of nervous systems. Philosophical perspectives, and modeling. Same as BIOS 485 and PSCH 485. Prerequisite(s): BIOS 484.

534 Philosophy of Mind
4 hours. Intensive study of selected topics. May be repeated with approval. Approval to repeat course granted by the department. Students may register for more than one section per term when topics vary.

540 Philosophy of Science
4 hours. Intensive study of selected topics. May be repeated with approval. Approval to repeat course granted by the department. Students may register for more than one section per term when topics vary.

542 Philosophy of Special Sciences
4 hours. Intensive study of special topics in philosophy of physics, philosophy of biology, or other sciences. May be repeated with approval. Approval to repeat course granted by the department. Students may register for more than one section per term when topics vary.

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Physiology and Biophysics (PHYB)

530 Stem Cells
2 hours. Discussion of stem cell development into different cell types that may offer a renewable source of replacement cells to treat diseases, conditions, and disabilities. Cells from adult tissue, fetal tissue, and embryonic sources are discussed. Recommended background: Knowledge of cell biology.

540 Ion Channels: Structure, Function, Pharmacology and Pathology
2 hours. The concept of ion channels is treated from the perspectives of their molecular structures and functions. Modulation, pathological conditions (channelopathies), and pharmacological intervention will also be treated. Same as PCOL 540. Recommended background: One undergraduate course in biochemistry and one in physiology, or consent of the instructor.

569 Methods in Experimental Physiology
3 hours. Primarily for students in physiology. Registration limited to eight. A laboratory course designed to acquaint students with advanced techniques and methodology in physiologic investigations. Prerequisite(s): Enrollment in the M.S. or Ph.D. in Physiology and Biophysics program, and credit or concurrent registration in PHYB 401 or the equivalent; or consent of the instructor.

592 Tactics and Strategy of Research in Physiology
2 hours. Course presents an analysis concerning various approaches in solving current physiology problems. Emphasizes critical reading of the literature. Prerequisite(s): PHYB 401.

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Psychology (PSCH)

443 Advanced Statistics
3 hours. Design and analysis of experiments: between, within factorial and mixed factorial designs and introduction to multiple regression. For students planning research careers or advanced degrees. Prerequisite(s): PSCH 343.

460 Advanced Learning
3 hours. Methods, results, and interpretation of experimental studies of basic learning processes in animal and human subjects. Prerequisite(s): Graduate standing; or PSCH 360 and PSCH 361 and consent of the instructor.

462 Neural Basis of Learning and Memory
3 hours. Theory and research on the anatomical, electrophysiological and chemical bases of learning and memory in humans and other animals. Prerequisite(s): Graduate standing; or PSCH 262 and consent of the instructor.

465 Neural Basis of Perception
3 hours. Psychophysical and physiological studies of sensory systems and processes. Primary emphasis on the early processing of visual stimuli. Prerequisite(s): Graduate standing; or PSCH 351 and consent of the instructor.

466 Neural Basis of Motivation
3 hours. Review of empirical data and theories concerning the physiological basis of motivational processes in animals and humans. Prerequisite(s): Graduate standing; or PSCH 262 and consent of the instructor.

467 Fundamentals of Neuroscience
3 hours. Basic principles of neurophysiology and neuropharmacology including logic bases of nerve action, chemistry of synapses and actions of pharmacological agents. Prerequisite(s): PSCH 262 or graduate standing.

481 Interviewing
1 hours. Lecture on the theory and practice of clinical interviewing with supervised experience. Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory grading only. Prerequisite(s): Graduate standing in psychology or consent of the instructor.

483 Neuroanatomy
4 hours. Organization of the nervous system, with an emphasis on mammals. Same as BIOS 483 and NEUS 483. Animals used in instruction. Prerequisite(s): BIOS 272 or BIOS 286 or BIOS 325 or PSCH 262; or consent of the instructor.

484 Neuroscience I
3 hours. Neuroscience as an integrative discipline. Neuroanatomy of vertebrates, neural development, cellular neurobiology, action potential mechanisms, synaptic transmission and neuropharmacology. Same as BIOS 484 and PHIL 484. Prerequisite(s): BIOS 286 or PSCH 262.

485 Neuroscience II
3 hours. Integrative neuroscience; continuation of BIOS/PSCH/PHIL 484. Sensory and motor systems; learning, memory, and language. Pathology of nervous systems. Philosophical perspectives, and modeling. Same as BIOS 485 and PHIL 485. Prerequisite(s): BIOS 484.

505 Advanced History of Psychology
3 hours. The history of scientific psychology, with an emphasis on the forerunners of major contemporary research problems. Prerequisite(s): Graduate standing.

526 Developmental Psychopathology
3 hours. Major sources and manifestations of maladjustment in childhood with an emphasis on emotional and intellectual handicaps. Prerequisite(s): Consent of the instructor.

543 Research Design and Analysis
4 hours. Experimental design, advanced analysis of variance (ANOVA) and statistical analyses for experimental and quasi-experimental designs, interpretation and writing results in APA style, SPSS. Prerequisite(s): Graduate standing in psychology or consent of the instructor.

568 Seminar in Biopsychology
1 TO 4 hours. Current research issues and studies in biopsychology are discussed in terms of methodology and theory. Topic to be announced each semester. May be repeated. Prerequisite(s): Consent of the instructor.

569 Current Topics in Biopsychology
1 hours. Presentation of current research projects by staff and students. Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory grading only. May be repeated. Prerequisite(s): Consent of the instructor.

571 Psychopathology
3 hours. Detailed consideration of disorders of behavior including description, etiology, prognosis and experimental and clinical research; consideration of development and functions of classification systems of abnormal behavior and their relation to clinical decision making. Prerequisite(s): PSCH 570 and consent of the instructor

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