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2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

BIOL 31700 - Addiction: Biology, Psychology, And Society

This is an interdisciplinary, introduction 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 science. 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.

Preparation for Course
P: Placement at or above ENGL 13100.

Cr. 3.
Cannot be used as A or B elective for biology majors.