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NSCI: Neuroscience Undergraduate

NSCI 200 (3) Fundamentals of Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience
Introduction to the field of neuroscience in general, and the fields of cellular and molecular neuroscience in particular, with emphasis on neuroanatomy, neurophysiology, and neuropharmacology. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading. [2-2-0]
Prerequisite: Second-year standing in the Neuroscience specialization.
NSCI 201 (3) Fundamentals of Behavioural and Cognitive Neuroscience
Emphasis on the relationship between behaviour or cognition and nervous system function. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading. [2-2-0]
Prerequisite: NSCI 200.
NSCI 300 (3) Laboratory Techniques for the Neurosciences
Laboratory techniques for investigating nervous system function, and for establishing relationships between nervous system function, behaviour, and cognition. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading. [1-3-0]
Prerequisite: Third-year status in the neuroscience specialization.
NSCI 301 (3) Neuroscience, Ethics, and Society
Ethical issues associated with neuroscience, and the impact of neuroscience on society. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading. [3-0-0]
Prerequisite: All of NSCI 201, PSYC 277.
NSCI 302 (3) Mechanisms of Nervous System Dysfunction and Recovery
Physiological mechanisms of neurological and psychiatric disorders and recovery from those disorders. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading. [2-2-0]
Prerequisite: NSCI 201.
NSCI 311 (3) Advanced Neuroanatomy
Detailed coverage of neuroanatomy, with applications This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading. [3-0-0]
Prerequisite: NSCI 200.
NSCI 398 (3) Cooperative Work Placement I
Approved and supervised relevant work experience in an industrial, academic, or government setting for a minimum of 13 weeks, full-time. Normally taken in Summer Session after third year. Work term report required. Restricted to students admitted to the Co-op Program in Neuroscience. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
Prerequisite: Co-op workshops, and third-year standing in the neuroscience specialization.
NSCI 399 (3) Cooperative Work Placement II
Approved and supervised relevant work experience in an industrial, academic, or government setting for a minimum of 13 weeks, full-time. Normally taken in Term 1 of the 4th Year Winter Session. Work term report required. Restricted to students admitted to the Co-op Program in Neuroscience. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
Prerequisite: NSCI 398.
NSCI 400 (3) Neuroscience Capstone
A capstone course to provide students with a rigorous neuroscience research experience under the supervision of one or more faculty members. Integrated support and feedback is provided by peers and faculty. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading. [3-0-0;3-0-0]
Prerequisite: Restricted to students in the neuroscience specialization.
NSCI 448 (3/6) d Directed Studies in Neuroscience
Directed investigation of a neuroscience research question requiring a report of the findings. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
Prerequisite: At least a 70% average in the preceding 30 credits, permission of the supervisor, and permission of the director of the neuroscience specialization.
NSCI 498 (3) Cooperative Work Placement III
Approved and supervised relevant work experience in an industrial, academic, or government setting for a minimum of 13 weeks, full-time. Normally taken in Term 2 of the 4th Year Winter Session. Work term report required. Restricted to students admitted to the Co-op Program in Neuroscience. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
Prerequisite: NSCI 399.
NSCI 499 (3) Cooperative Work Placement IV
Approved and supervised relevant work experience in an industrial, academic, or government setting for a minimum of 13 weeks, full-time. Normally taken in the Summer Session after 4th year. Work term report required. Restricted to students admitted to the Co-op Program in Neuroscience. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
Prerequisite: NSCI 498.

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