A detailed study of the nervous system including nerve origin, insertion and function. Topics include the anatomy and physiology of the nervous system including the brain and cranial nerves, spinal cord, nerves and plexuses, and the sensory, motor and autonomic nervous system. The laboratory component is composed of hands-on exercises including computer simulation, physiological testing, and nerve tracing as well as identification of anatomical structures on specimens, models, and microscopic slides.
Prerequisites: BIOL 150, BIOL 151 with a C- or better
4 credits (3 lecture hours; 2 laboratory hours), fall semester
This course satisfies SUNY General Education Requirements for “Natural Sciences”.