NS 3150

NS 3150

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2020-2021.

Multidisciplinary discussion of the causes, effects, and treatments of human obesity. Topics include the biopsychology of eating behavior, the genetics of obesity, the role of activity and energy metabolism, the psychosocial determinants of obesity, anorexia nervosa, therapy and its effectiveness, and social discrimination.

When Offered Spring, Summer.

Permission Note Enrollment limited to: junior or senior students. Others by permission of instructor only.
Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: one semester Intro Biology lecture (BIOMG 1350, BIOG 1440, or equivalent), Biochemistry (NS 3200, BIOMG 3300, or equivalent), plus Biochemistry (NS 3200, BIOMG 3300, or equivalent).

Outcomes
  • Familiarize students with the breadth of knowledge, theories, and therapies concerning energy balance and the control of food intake and energy expenditure.

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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: PSYCH 3150

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 12965NS 3150  LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid-Online and In Person
    Hybrid: rotational in person attendance to be determined by instructor. Prerequisites: NS 1150 or one semester Intro Biology lecture (BIOMG 1350, BIOG 1440, or equivalent), plus Biochemistry (NS 3200, BIOMG 3300, or equivalent). Enrollment limited to: Junior or Senior students during pre-enroll. Sophomores may be allowed to open enroll if there are spaces open during the ADD period.
    Enrollment limited to students who are able to attend in-person classes in the Ithaca area.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: PSYCH 3150

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18475NS 3150  LEC 002

    • TROnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Berry, D

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    Prerequisites: One semester Intro Biology lecture (BIOMG 1350, BIOG 1440, or equivalent), Biochemistry (NS 3200, BIOMG 3300, or equivalent). Enrollment limited to: Junior or Senior students during pre-enroll. Sophomores may be allowed to open enroll if there are spaces open during the ADD period.