PSYCH 2230

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2017-2018.

Introduction to psychology from a biological perspective, which focuses on brain mechanisms of behavior. Topics include the structure and function of the nervous system, physiological approaches to understanding behavior, hormones and behavior, biological bases of sensation and perception, learning and memory, cognition, emotion, and communication.

When Offered Fall, summer (six-week session).

Forbidden Overlaps Forbidden Overlap: due to an overlap in content, students may receive credit for only one course in the following group: BIONB 2220, COGST 2230, PSYCH 2230.

Distribution Category (PBSS-AS)
Satisfies Requirement May be used to satisfy psychology major breadth requirement and as an alternative prerequisite for upper-level biopsychology courses.

Comments A 2 credit Writing in the Majors section, PSYCH 2231, is available in fall.

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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Combined with: COGST 2230

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5964PSYCH 2230  LEC 001

  • May be used to satisfy the psychology major, breadth requirement and alternative prerequisite for biopsychology courses.