North Central College - Naperville, IL

Neuroscience Courses

NOTE: This page contains all of the regular course descriptions for this discipline or program. Academic credit for each course is noted in parenthesis after the course title. Prerequisites (if any) and the general education requirements, both Core and All-College Requirements (ACRs), which each course fulfills (if any) are noted following each course description. Not all courses are offered every year. Check Merlin, our searchable course schedule, to see which courses are being offered in upcoming terms.

NSC 100 Introduction to Neuroscience (3.75)
This course provides an introduction to the structure and function the nervous system. Topics include its contributions to a range of behaviors and phenomena including sensation and perception, homeostasis, biological rhythms, emotions, learning and memory, consciousness and psychopathology. Laboratory required. Core: Science (Lab).

NSC 300 Neuroscience (3.75)
Core principles of nervous system function. This course will include topics on behavioral, organismal and molecular aspects of nerve function in organisms ranging from invertebrates to humans. Laboratory required. Prerequisites: NSC 100, BIO 151, CHM 141; BIO 152 recommended.

NSC 499 Independent Study (1.00-9.00)
Prerequisite: PSY 255. Instructor consent required.