BUS-160 Business Foundations
SPAUD-343 Principles of Human Neuroanatomy
This course attempts to engage students in exploring the structure and function of the brain and spinal cord and their link to various neurological and developmental disorders. Topics of study will include microscopic anatomy, blood supply to the brain and spinal cord, sensory systems, the cerebellum, and subcortical and cortical regions. Imaging techniques and discussion of neurological disorders, such as epilepsy, and speech disorders, will also be covered. Students will gain an appreciation of the three dimensional structure of the brain and spinal cord as well as a basic understanding of its functional capacity. The course will consist of morning lectures and discussions. The student will complete an independent project. Field trips will allow exposure to brain imaging techniques and case studies in neuropathology. An assigned text is augmented by prepared handouts. Students will be evaluated by class participation, performance on exams, and an oral presentation. This course may fulfill an elective in the Speech Pathology major. Prerequisites Biology 115 or Psychology 333 and consent of the instructors.