Fall 2022


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


Sally A. Kim (Section 01)
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 and Spring semester. Professors Kim and Roche.

How to handle overenrollment: Priority to sophomore Neuroscience and Biology majors and then by increasing class year

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.

BIOL 214 - LEC

Section 01
M 12:00 PM - 12:50 PM SCCE E108
W 12:00 PM - 12:50 PM SCCE E108
F 12:00 PM - 12:50 PM SCCE E108


Other years: Offered in Fall 2019, Fall 2020, Fall 2021, Fall 2022, Spring 2023, Fall 2023, Spring 2025