Fall 2021


Listed in: Biology, as BIOL-214  |  Neuroscience, as NEUR-214


John P. Roche (Section 01)


(Offered as BIOL 214 and NEUR 214) An introduction to the structure and function of the nervous system, this course explores the basic functions of neurons and synapses as well as neural mechanisms of sensation at molecular, cellular, circuit and system levels. Basic topics in neurobiology and neurophysiology will be covered with emphasis on neuroscience history and understanding how neuroscientists approach the study of the nervous system. Three class hours per week.

Requisite: BIOL 191. Limited to 45 students. Fall semester. Professor Roche.

Students who enroll in this course will likely encounter and be expected to engage in the following intellectual skills, modes of learning, and assessment: Emphasis on readings, written work, exams, small group exercises, problem sets. Students with documented disabilities who will require accommodations in this course should be in consultation with Accessibility Services and reach out to the faculty member as soon as possible to ensure that accommodations can be made in a timely manner.
BIOL 214 - LEC

Section 01
M 11:00 AM - 11:50 AM BEBU 107
W 11:00 AM - 11:50 AM BEBU 107
F 11:00 AM - 11:50 AM BEBU 107


2024-25: Not offered
Other years: Offered in Fall 2019, Fall 2020, Fall 2021