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2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

BIOL 31700 - Addictions: Biology, Psychology, And Society

It is an interdisciplinary, introductory course taught by a team from the biology and psychology departments. The course will focus on using the processes of addiction to alcohol, marijuana, nicotine, and psychomotor stimulants to teach the basics of biological and psychological sciences. Example topic areas include neurological/ brain function, impact on cognitive function, biochemistry, genetics, immunology, emotion and motivation, learning and memory, physiology and pharmacology, and the psychosocial aspects of addictions. Cannot be used as A or B elective for biology majors.

Preparation for Course
P: Placement At Or Above ENGL 13100.

Cr. 3.