Neuroscience courses

NSCI 1005 Laboratory Explorations in Neuroscience
Laboratory Explorations in Neuroscience
This is a lab course that introduces high-school students to procedures in neuroanatomy, behavioral neuroscience, animal learning and memory, human sensation and perception, and bench science.Statistical analyses and scientific writing is included.Limited to high school students.
credit hours: 1

NSCI 3010 The Physical Dimensions of Aging
The Physical Dimensions of Aging
This course is designed to introduce students to the physiological, behavioral, and cognitive changes associated with aging. In particular, we will focus on the effects of exercise on the aging human system. We will also discuss what it means to become older within a community, what can a person expect during the aging process, and what kind of control a person has over his/her aging body. Does not count as a NSCI lecture elective. 
Pre-requistites: EBIO 1010/1015, CELL 1010 or instructor approval.
credit hours: 3

NSCI 3300 Brain and Behavior
Brain and Behavior
Lectures cover the function and structure of the nervous system and the role of brain activity in the regulation of behavior. This course provides Neuroscience majors with a first exposure to the biological bases of behavior and should be taken prior to other Neuroscience courses at the 3000-level and above.
Pre-requistites: PSYC 1000, H1010 or 1020.
credit hours: 3

NSCI 3310 Cellular Neuroscience
Cellular Neuroscience
In-depth coverage of the basic principles of cellular neuroscience, including the biophysical basis of the membrane potential, action potential generation and propagation, and synaptic signaling. Students also will be introduced to the synaptic organization of higher neural systems, such as the visual, auditory and somatic sensory systems.
Pre-requistites: CELL 1010 and PSYC/NSCI 3300.
credit hours: 3

NSCI 3315 Cellular Neuroscience Laboratory
Cellular Neuroscience Laboratory
An introduction to in vitro electrophysiology techniques. 
Pre-requistites: NSCI 3310 or approval of Instructor. 
credit hours: 1

NSCI 3320 Systems Neuroscience
Systems Neuroscience
The subject of this course is the human nervous system, its anatomy, connectivity and function. Discusses the normal structure of the nervous system and the relationship of that structure to physiological function. The course is taught from a practical, clinical point of view and is intended to prepare students for further study in the neurosciences.
Pre-requistites: CELL/NSCI 3310 or approval of instructor.
credit hours: 3

NSCI 3325 Neuroanatomy Laboratory
Neuroanatomy Laboratory
The subject of this course is the anatomy of the human nervous system. Students will learn to identify and map the structure and position of nuclei, pathways, and anatomical divisions of the brain and spinal cord. The course is a practical correlate to Systems Neuroscience (NSCI 3320), and is intended to prepare students for further study in the neurosciences.
credit hours: 1

NSCI 3360 Neuroanatomy and CNS Dissection
Neuroanatomy and CNS Dissection
The course emphasis is extracting intact Central Nervous System (CNS) structures with connecting peripheral nerves. The course will look at specific pathways (afferent, efferent, dermatomes) and discuss related clinical manifestations associated with lesions to the individual CNS and peripheral nerve structures. Team dissection will attempt to save substantial segments of cranial nerves and will explore the structures with which they communicate. As student progress through the dissection they will: 1) identify structures that surround and or cover the CNS; 2) log them in a course notebook and then dissect appropriate structures. Grading will be based upon participation, complete notebooks and final dissection results. (e.g., did you remove the brain, spinal cord, and peripheral nerves as a single unit in reasonable condition?)
Notes: Satisfies neuroscience laboratory requirement.
credit hours: 3

NSCI 3770 Sensation and Perception
Sensation and Perception
Course provides the student with an appreciation for the different senses and the psychological phenomena associated with each sense. Topics include the major theories and experimental methods and findings associated with each of the sensory systems. Emphasis is placed on understanding sensory functions from an evolutionary perspective. The objective is for the student to obtain a firm understanding of the sensory functions and psychological phenomena associated with each sense.
Pre-requistites: NSCI/PSYC 3300.
credit hours: 3

NSCI 3775 Sensation and Perception Lab
Sensation and Perception Lab
Course provides the student with hands on activities in order to gain a deeper understanding for the different senses and the methods used to study psychological phenomena associated with each sense. Satisfies neuroscience laboratory requirement.
Pre-requistites: NSCI/PSYC 3300.
Co-requisites: NSCI/PSYC 3770.
credit hours: 1

NSCI 4060 Behavioral Endocrinology
Behavioral Endocrinology
An introduction to the roles of steroid and peptide hormones in physiology and behavior. Lectures focus on the hormonal mechanisms that control reproductive and regulatory functions in human and infrahuman species. 
Pre-requistites: NSCI/PSYC 3300 or approval of instructor. 
credit hours: 3

NSCI 4065 Behavioral Endocrinology Laboratory
Behavioral Endocrinology Laboratory
Laboratories provide demonstration and hands-on experience in research methods used in contemporary neuroendocrinology including hormonal manipulation, behavioral measurement, data analysis, and manuscript preparation. 
Notes: Satisfies psychology and neuroscience laboratory requirement.
Co-requisites: NSCI 4060.
credit hours: 1

NSCI 4110 Brain and Language
Brain and Language
The goal of this course is to learn how the brain is organized to produce and comprehend language and to understand linguistic disorders attendant on brain damage. There is an optional service learning component in which students can work with a speech therapist at a local health-care provider.
credit hours: 3

NSCI 4130 Sports Related Brain Injury
Sports Related Brain Injury
This course will provide students with a conceptual and practical appreciation of contemporary neuroscience techniques that are utilized for the assessment and rehabilitation of athletes that suffer sport related concussion(s), including both strengths and limitations. The course will provide an innovative and engaging environment within the community for supervised exploration of specific components of sport concussion management including education/prevention and baseline testing. The students will also communicate research findings in oral and written formats. Course grades will be determined by the students’ performance on test(s), scientific article critiques, student lead class discussions, and a group project. In lieu of a final exam, students will submit a group project that will simulate the process to complete a clinical research project. All undergraduate students who register for the course are required to register and to participate in the Service Learning course.

credit hours: 3

NSCI 4200 General Endocrinology
General Endocrinology
This course explains the basics of hormone action and hormone interactions with their receptors, with an emphasis on the molecular mechanisms by which homeostasis is maintained in multicellular organisms. Physiological outcomes of hormone actions on different organs, as well as aberrant hormone action will be covered.
Pre-requistites: CELL 3030 or by instructor approval.
credit hours: 3

NSCI 4330 Neurobiology of Learning and Memory
Neurobiology of Learning and Memory
An introduction to the study of the neural mechanisms involved in learning and memory. The course involves detailed study of the memory systems of the brain as well as historical trends, theoretical perspectives and empirical findings that are associated with the neurobiology of learning and memory. 
Pre-requistites: NSCI/PSYC 3300. 
credit hours: 3

NSCI 4340 Neurobiology of Disease
Neurobiology of Disease
Advanced course on the higher neural functions of the nervous system and neurological diseases resulting from disruption of these functions. An emphasis is placed on the physiology of the nervous system and neural dysfunction caused by inherited and acquired diseases. Topics range from motor control and neuromuscular diseases to high cognitive function and dementia. Clinical interventions as well as current research are discussed.
Pre-requistites: NSCI/CELL 3310.
credit hours: 3

NSCI 4350 Developmental Neurobiology
Developmental Neurobiology
A broad overview of the different stages of neural development. Examination of the molecular aspects of developmental neurobiology, with reference to some important signaling pathways involved in neural growth and specification. Particular attention will be given to those active research fields, such as growth cone guidance and collapse and activity-dependent development, and applications of these to injury and disease.
Pre-requistites: NSCI/CELL 3310 or CELL 4160 or approval of instructor.
credit hours: 3

NSCI 4370 Molecular Neurobiology
Molecular Neurobiology
Introduction to the molecular biology of neurons and neuronal function. Topics of study will include: the molecular composition of nerve cells, and how this provides a basis for their functional properties; their synaptic connectivity; how they receive, transmit and retain information at a molecular level. Studies will focus on current research in the field of molecular neurobiology.
Pre-requistites: NSCI/CELL 3310 or 3320 or approval of instructor.
credit hours: 3

NSCI 4380 Cognitive Neuroscience
Cognitive Neuroscience
An introduction to the study of human behavior and cognition using neuroscience methods. The course will examine the neural basis of perception, attention, memory, language, motor control, and emotions. Fulfills the capstone requirement for majors if student co-registers in NSCI 4385 and NSCI 511x. 
Pre-requistites: NSCI/PSYC 3300. 
credit hours: 3

NSCI 4385 Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory
Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory
A laboratory course that provides training in experimental design and ethical issues, data collection, analysis, and manuscript preparation for cognitive neuroscience experiments. Methods used in cognitive neuroscience research, such as event-related potentials, structural and functional MRI, also will be discussed. Students will conduct their own studies using behavioral and brain electrical activity measures. Note: Satisfies psychology and neuroscience laboratory requirement. Satisfies: Capstone requirement for majors if student co-registers for NSCI 511x. Fulfills college laboratory requirement.
Co-requisites: NSCI 4380/PSYC 4380. 
credit hours: 1

NSCI 4500 Advanced Molecular Neurobiology
Advanced Molecular Neurobiology
This course provides detailed description and in-depth discussion of current techniques and experimental topics in the field of molecular neurobiology.
Pre-requistites: CELL/NSCI 4370 or CELL 4440 or CELL/NSCI 4350. 
credit hours: 3

NSCI 4510 Biological Psychology
Biological Psychology
A survey of biological psychology with an emphasis on neuroanatomy and research methods used to study mechanisms of learning and memory, mental disorders, emotion, stress, and other psychological phenomena.
Pre-requistites: NSCI/PSYC 3300 or approval of instructor.
credit hours: 3

NSCI 4512 Memory Systems of the Brain
Memory Systems of the Brain
In this writing-intensive Honors Seminar, students read and discuss empirical and theoretical works on neural systems specialized for memory, with emphasis on interactions among systems. Writing assignments include experimental proposals and reviews.
Pre-requistites: NSCI/PSYC 3300 or approval of instructor. Same as PSYC 4512
credit hours: 3

NSCI 4515 Biological Psychology Laboratory
Biological Psychology Laboratory
A laboratory course providing training in behavioral and neurobiological methods, experimental design, data collection and analysis and preparation of research reports. Fulfills the writing intensive requirement. 
Co-requisites: NSCI 4510.
credit hours: 1

NSCI 4530 Psychopharmacology
Psychopharmacology
An introduction to the effects of psychoactive agents on the nervous system. Lectures emphasize the mechanisms by which drugs regulate neurotransmitter systems to alter psychological and physical states.
Pre-requistites: NSCI/PSYC 3300 or approval of instructor. 
credit hours: 3

NSCI 4535 Psychopharmacology Laboratory
Psychopharmacology Laboratory
Optional laboratory that fulfills laboratory requirement for Neuroscience and Psychology majors.
Co-requisites: NSCI 4530. 
credit hours: 1

NSCI 4560 Neuroscience Internship
Neuroscience Internship
An experiential learning process coupled with pertinent academic course work. Open only to juniors and seniors in good standing. Apply through the Center for Public Service. Registration is completed with the Neuroscience Program. 
Notes: Does not fulfill either the Neuroscience Elective Lecture or Neuroscience Laboratory requirement.
Pre-requistites: Instructor approval required.
credit hours: 1-3

NSCI 4570 Neuroscience Internship
Neuroscience Internship
An experiential learning process coupled with pertinent academic course work. Open only to juniors and seniors in good standing. Apply through the Center for Public Service. Registration is completed with the Neuroscience Program.
Notes: Does not fulfill either the Neuroscience Elective Lecture or Neuroscience Laboratory requirement.
Pre-requistites: Instructor approval required.
credit hours: 1-3

NSCI 4590 Stress and Trauma
Stress and Trauma
This course provides an overview of the psychobiological bases of stress and trauma reactions and related psychological disorders. 
Pre-requistites: PSYC 3090, 3300 and PSYC 3330 or 3340. 
credit hours: 3

NSCI 4595 Stress and Trauma Laboratory
Stress and Trauma Laboratory
In this laboratory course students will complete an empirical research project on a subject within the field of stress and trauma. 
Notes: Satisfies, in part, psychology laboratory requirement.
Co-requisites: PSYC/NSCI 4590. 
credit hours: 3

NSCI 4660 Special Topics in Neuroscience
Special Topics in Neuroscience
Various topics in Neuroscience based on faculty and student interest.
credit hours: 3

NSCI 4910 Independent Studies
Independent Studies
Laboratory research under direction of a faculty member. Registration is completed with the Neuroscience Program. May be used to fulfill a neuroscience laboratory requirement.
credit hours: 1-3

NSCI 4920 Independent Studies
Independent Studies
Laboratory research under direction of a faculty member. Registration is completed with the Neuroscience Program. May be used to fulfill a neuroscience laboratory requirement.
credit hours: 1-3

NSCI 4950 Special Projects in Neuroscience
Special Projects in Neuroscience
Individual projects supervised by program faculty members. Open to qualified students with approval of instructor and advisor. Registration is completed with the Neuroscience Program.
credit hours: 1-3

NSCI 4960 Special Projects in Neuroscience
Special Projects in Neuroscience
Individual projects supervised by program faculty members. Open to qualified students with approval of instructor and advisor. Registration is completed with the Neuroscience Program.
credit hours: 1-3

NSCI 4980 Service Learning
Service Learning
Students complete a service activity in the community in conjunction with the content of a three-credit co-requisite course.
credit hours: 3

NSCI 5110 Capstone Component
Capstone Component
credit hours: 0

NSCI 6010 The Physical Dimensions of Aging
The Physical Dimensions of Aging
This course is designed to introduce students to the physiological, behavioral, and cognitive changes associated with aging. In particular, we will focus on the effects of exercise on the aging human system. We will also discuss what it means to become older within a community, what can a person expect during the aging process, and what kind of control a person has over his/her aging body.
Pre-requistites: EBIO 1010/1015, CELL 1010 or instructor approval.
credit hours: 1

NSCI 6030 Brain Institute Seminar
Brain Institute Seminar
Students attend weekly departmental seminars as an introduction to research hypotheses, techniques and presentations.
credit hours: 1

NSCI 6040 Trends in Neuroscience
Trends in Neuroscience
Students select, analyze, present, and discuss recent empirical articles in the field of Neuroscience. During most weeks, an article authored by a neuroscientist who is presenting a departmental colloquium will be selected to facilitate understanding of the presentation. Therefore, students are required to enroll in the companion course NSCI 6030, Neuroscience Seminar. 
Co-requisites: NSCI 6030.
credit hours: 1

NSCI 6060 Behavioral Endocrinology
Behavioral Endocrinology
An introduction to the roles of steroid and peptide hormones in physiology and behavior. Lectures focus on the hormonal mechanisms that control reproductive and regulatory functions in human and infrahuman species.
Pre-requistites: NSCI/PSYC 3300 or approval of instructor.
credit hours: 3

NSCI 6070 Neurobiology of Aging
Neurobiology of Aging
This course will survey the current literature in clinical and research journals regarding the Neurobiology of the aging process. Emphasis is placed on the state of research in aging, looking at experimental design issues as well as published results. Connections will be drawn between the research literature and current clinical practice, as well as what the research literature says regarding aging and lifestyle. 
credit hours: 3

NSCI 6110 Brain and Language
Brain and Language
The goal of this course is to learn how the brain is organized to produce and comprehend language and to understand linguistic disorders attendant on brain damage. There is an optional service learning component in which students can work with a speech therapist at a local healthcare provider.
credit hours: 3

NSCI 6130 Sports Related Brain Injury
Sports Related Brain Injury
This course will provide students with a conceptual and practical appreciation of contemporary neuroscience techniques that are utilized for the assessment and rehabilitation of athletes that suffer sport related concussion(s), including both strengths and limitations. The course will provide an innovative and engaging environment within the community for supervised exploration of specific components of sport concussion management including education/prevention and baseline testing. The students will also communicate research findings in oral and written formats. Course grades will be determined by the students’ performance on test(s), scientific article critiques, student lead class discussions, and a group project. In lieu of a final exam, students will submit a group project that will simulate the process to complete a clinical research project.

credit hours: 3

NSCI 6150 Methods in Neuroscience
Methods in Neuroscience
A lecture course exposing students to contemporary theories and techniques used in cellular and behavioral neuroscience by Tulane neuroscientists in their own research programs. The course is taught by faculty members representing several departments from both the uptown and downtown campus and the Health Sciences Center. 
Pre-requistites: PSYC/NSCI 3300. 
credit hours: 3

NSCI 6155 Methods in Neuroscience Laboratory
Methods in Neuroscience Laboratory
A laboratory course allowing students to follow a neuroscience and cellular biology experiment from hypothesis-design development to neurochemical analyses. The course provides direct exposure to drug administration, behavioral assessment, tissue preparation, and cell culture. 
Notes: Satisfies psychology and neuroscience laboratory requirement.
Pre-requistites: PSYC/NSCI 3300. 
Co-requisites: CELL/NSCI 6150. 
credit hours: 1

NSCI 6200 General Endocrinology
General Endocrinology
This course explains the basics of hormone action and hormone interactions with their receptors, with an emphasis on the molecular mechanisms by which homeostasis is maintained in multicellular organisms. Physiological outcomes of hormone actions on different organs, as well as aberrant hormone action will be covered. Open to undergraduates by petition who plan to transfer credit to the 4+1 Program in Neuroscience.
Pre-requistites: CELL 3030 or by instructor approval.
credit hours: 3

NSCI 6310 Cellular Neuroscience
Cellular Neuroscience
In-depth coverage of the basic principles of cellular neuroscience, including the biophysical basis of the membrane potential, action potential generation and propagation, and synaptic signaling. Students also will be introduced to the synaptic organization of higher neural systems, such as the visual, auditory and somatic sensory systems. In addition, a term paper is required. Open to graduate students only. Students are required to take NSCI 6360, Topics in Cellular Neuroscience, to obtain graduate credit.
Co-requisites: CELL/NSCI 6360.
credit hours: 3

NSCI 6320 Systems Neuroscience
Systems Neuroscience
The subject of this course is the human nervous system, its anatomy, connectivity and function. Discusses the normal structure of the nervous system and the relationship of that structure to physiological function. The course is taught from a practical, clinical point of view and is intended to prepare students for further study in the neurosciences. In addition, a term paper is required.
Pre-requistites: CELL 1010, NSCI/CELL 3310 or approval of instructor. 
credit hours: 3

NSCI 6325 Neuroanatomy Laboratory
Neuroanatomy Laboratory
The subject of this course is the anatomy of the human nervous system. Students will learn to identify and map the structure and position of nuclei, pathways, and anatomical divisions of the brain and spinal cord. The course is a practical correlate to Systems Neuroscience, and is intended to prepare students for further study in the neurosciences.
credit hours: 1

NSCI 6330 Neurobiology of Learning and Memory
Neurobiology of Learning and Memory
An introduction to the study of the neural mechanisms involved in learning and memory. The course involves detailed study of the memory systems of the brain as well as historical trends, theoretical perspectives and empirical findings that are associated with the neurobiology of learning and memory. Open to undergraduates by petition who plan to transfer credit in Neurobiology of Learning and Memory to the 4+1 Program in Neuroscience.
Pre-requistites: NSCI/PSYC 3300.
credit hours: 3

NSCI 6340 Neurobiology of Disease
Neurobiology of Disease
Advanced course on the higher neural functions of the nervous system and neurological diseases resulting from disruption of these functions. An emphasis is placed on the physiology of the nervous system and neural dysfunction caused by inherited and acquired diseases. Topics range from motor control and neuromuscular diseases to high cognitive function and dementia. Clinical interventions as well as current research are discussed. In addition, a term paper is required. Open to undergraduates by petition who plan to transfer credit in Neurobiology of Disease to the 4+1 Program in Neuroscience.
Pre-requistites: NSCI/CELL 3310.
credit hours: 3

NSCI 6350 Developmental Neurobiology
Developmental Neurobiology
A broad overview of the different stages of neural development. Examination of the molecular aspects of developmental neurobiology, with reference to some important signaling pathways involved in neural growth and specification. Particular attention will be given to those active research fields, such as growth cone guidance and collapse and activity-dependent development, and applications of these to injury and disease. In addition, a term paper is required. Open to undergraduates by petition who plan to transfer credit to the 4+1 Program in Neuroscience.
Pre-requistites: NSCI/CELL 3310 or CELL 4160 or approval of instructor.
credit hours: 3

NSCI 6360 Topics in Cellular Neuroscience
Topics in Cellular Neuroscience
Open to graduate students only enrolled in CELL/NSCI 6310, Cellular Neuroscience. Journal club course intended as a supplement to Cellular Neuroscience in order to receive graduate credit for Cellular Neuroscience. Meets once a week for one hour. Students prepare and give oral presentations of topical papers from literature. Grade received contributes to final grade in Cellular Neuroscience.
Co-requisites: CELL/NSCI 6310.
credit hours: 0

NSCI 6370 Molecular Neurobiology
Molecular Neurobiology
Introduction to the molecular biology of neurons and neuronal function. Topics of study will include: the molecular composition of nerve cells, and how this provides a basis for their functional properties; their synaptic connectivity; how they receive, transmit and retain information at a molecular level. Studies will focus on current research in the field of molecular neurobiology. In addition, a term paper is required. Open to undergraduates by petition who plan to transfer credit to the 4+1 Program in Neuroscience.
Pre-requistites: NSCI/CELL 3310/6310 or NSCI/CELL 3320/6320 or approval of instructor.
credit hours: 3

NSCI 6380 Cognitive Neuroscience
Cognitive Neuroscience
An introduction to the study of human behavior and cognition using neuroscience methods. The course will examine the neural basis of perception, attention, memory, language, motor control, and emotions. Open to undergraduates by petition who plan to transfer credit to the 4+1 Program in Neuroscience.
Pre-requistites: NSCI/PSYC 3300. 
credit hours: 3

NSCI 6500 Advanced Molecular Neurobiology
Advanced Molecular Neurobiology
This course provides detailed description and in-depth discussion of current techniques and experimental topics in the field of molecular neurobiology. 
Pre-requistites: CELL/NSCI 4370 or CELL 4440 or CELL/NSCI 4350. 
credit hours: 3

NSCI 6530 Psychopharmacology
Psychopharmacology
An introduction to the effects of psychoactive agents on the nervous system. Lectures emphasize the mechanisms by which drugs regulate neurotransmitter systems to alter psychological and physical states. Open to graduate students. Open to undergraduates by petition who plan to transfer credit in Psychopharmacology to the 4+1 Program in Neuroscience.
Pre-requistites: NSCI/PSYC 3300 or approval of instructor.
credit hours: 3

NSCI 6550 Synaptic Organization of the Brain
Synaptic Organization of the Brain
The goal of this course is to discuss and understand functional connections within and between areas of the brain to lead to a greater understanding of brain function and behavior. We will focus on limbic and memory systems. A strong emphasis will be placed on in- class discussions and student presentations to enhance critical thinking and oral presentation skills.
Pre-requistites: CELL/NSCI 3310 or equivalent.
credit hours: 3

NSCI 6590 Stress and Trauma
Stress and Trauma
This course provides an overview of the psychobiological bases of stress and trauma reactions and related psychological disorders.
Pre-requistites: PSYC 3090, 3300, and PSYC 3330 or 3340.
credit hours: 3

NSCI 6595 Stress and Trauma Laboratory
Stress and Trauma Laboratory
In this laboratory course students will complete an empirical research project on a subject within the field of stress and trauma.
Notes: Satisfies, in part, psychology laboratory requirement.
Co-requisites: PSYC/NSCI 6590.
credit hours: 3

NSCI 6910 Neuroscience Capstone
Neuroscience Capstone
This course is designed for senior neuroscience majors who have completed their core course requirements of Brain and Behavior, Cellular Neuroscience and Systems Neuroscience. It is designed to be a culminating experience in which students utilize and apply their skills and knowledge developed over the course of their major. Students will participate in a combination of journal club/seminar series, in which students will present and discuss neuroscience research articles and attend neuroscience seminars presented by researchers from Tulane and other institutions. Additional readings and class presentations will be assigned. Each student will complete a final project to be agreed upon by the instructor and student.
credit hours: 3

NSCI 7100 Special Projects in Neuroscience
Special Projects in Neuroscience
credit hours: 0-3

NSCI 7240 College Teaching Pedagogy
College Teaching Pedagogy
The objective of Teaching Pedagogy is to provide a structured learning experience for doctoral students in Psychology and Neuroscience to facilitate their preparation to teach at the collegiate level and to increase their competitiveness on the job market. The course focuses on strategies and techniques to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Psychology and Neuroscience.
credit hours: 3

NSCI 7241 College Teaching Practicum
College Teaching Practicum
College Teaching Practicum allows doctoral students in Psychology and Neuroscience to design, prepare, and team-teach a section of an undergraduate course in their areas of expertise. Students receive supervision and mentoring based on classroom observations by Dr. Dohanich and other faculty members. Each student enrolled in the course teaches approximately 25% of an undergraduate course. Final grades are based on the effectiveness of teaching as evaluated by Dr. Dohanich using the attached rubric provided the CELT Peer Observation Program. The College Teaching Pedagogy course (PSYC/NSCI 7240) is the mandatory pre-requisite course for College Teaching Practicum.
Co-requisites: NSCI 7240
credit hours: 1-3

NSCI 7590 Neurobiology of Stress Disorders
Neurobiology of Stress Disorders
A team-taught graduate course about the phenomenon and mechanisms or the stress response featuring presentations by Tulane faculty and students. Topics include the molecular, cellular, physiological and psychological aspects of stress and discussions of methodology and results of stress research being conducted by Tulane researchers using human and animal models.
Pre-requistites: NSCI/PSYC 3300 or instructor approval.
credit hours: 3

NSCI 7980 Research
Research
credit hours: 1-6

NSCI 8000 Research
Research
credit hours: 3

NSCI 9980 Master's Research
Master's Research
credit hours: 3

NSCI 9990 Dissertation Research
Dissertation Research
credit hours: 3

NSCI H4990 Honors Thesis
Honors Thesis
Admission by department and Honors Committee approval. Registration is completed with the Neuroscience Program.
credit hours: 3

NSCI H5000 Honors Thesis
Honors Thesis
Admission by department and Honors Committee approval. Registration is completed with the Neuroscience Program.
credit hours: 3