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Neuroscience Courses

The neuroscience program at Saint Louis University incorporates courses in chemistry, biology, psychology and other departments into its curriculum.

For a complete list of the interdisciplinary courses offered in the neuroscience program, check out the College of Arts and Sciences Academic Catalog.

NEUR 1950: First-Year Mentoring
The objective of First-Year Mentoring is to familiarize students with the details and requirements for a B.S. degree in neuroscience. This session will meet one time only during the semester. No prerequisites.

NEUR 2950: Second-Year Mentoring
The objective of Second-Year Mentoring is to familiarize students with the details and requirements for a B.S. degree in neuroscience. This session will meet one time only during the semester. No prerequisites.

NEUR 3400: Introduction to Neuroscience I: Cellular, Molecular and Systemic
This course teaches the fundamental anatomy and physiology of the nervous system. Clinical cases and neuroscience technologies will be discussed. The course covers cellular, molecular and organ-systemic aspects of the nervous system and relevant neuronal disorders. The prerequisite is BIOL 3020.

NEUR 3500: Introduction to Neuroscience 2: Behavioral and Cognitive
This course introduces fundamentals of the neural bases of cognition and behavior. Areas of study include: neuron structure and function, methods of Cognitive Neuroscience, sensation and perception, movement, attention, learning and memory, and social and emotional behavior. Prerequisites are PSY 1010 and NEUR 3400.

NEUR 3550: Neuroscience Laboratory
This course introduces students to basic neuroanatomy, as well as cellular and molecular neuroscience through hands-on laboratory exercises using a variety of techniques such as electrophysiology, computational neuroscience, immunohistochemistry, pharmacology and cell culture. Students will design and conduct their own group projects. Prerequisite is NEUR 3400/BIOL 3400.

NEUR 4900: Neuroscience Seminar