Jun 19, 2019  
Middlesex Community College Academic Catalog 2018-19 
Middlesex Community College Academic Catalog 2018-19

BIO 116 - The Brain from Molecules to the Mind


Course Description: Introduction to the nervous system with emphasis on the structure and function of the human brain. Topics include the function and physiology of the nerve cells, sensory systems, control of movement, learning and memory, emotion, and diseases of the brain.
Prerequisite(s): Eligible for ENG 101
General Education Elective(s): Science
Note(s): N/A

Course Student Learning Outcomes:
  •  Explain how different levels of organization (chemical, cellular, tissue, organ and organ system) contribute to the functions of the nervous system
  •  Interpret neurophysiological data, both graphical and numerical to predict electrical activity of neurons and identify patients
  •  Apply research findings on the molecular or cellular level to describe diseases or psychological states
  •  Express informed opinions on controversial health or ethically related issues in neuroscience

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