2015-2016 Undergraduate Calendar

Course Description  

Course Name and Number* PSYC 3P81
Course TitleNeuroscience I
Cross-listing Information(also offered as NEUR 3P81)
Course DescriptionIntegrative approach to basic neuroscience including molecular neuroscience, physiology of excitable cells, neuroembryology, neurocytology, neurohistology, neuroanatomy and cellular electrophysiology. Emphasis on the interdisciplinary nature of the subject including elements of molecular medicine, biology, biophysics and biochemistry.
Course Format

Lectures, 2 hours per week; lab, 3 hours alternating weeks.

Course RestrictionRestriction: open to PSYC Co-op and NEUR Co-op majors with a minimum of 8.0 overall credits or 3.0 PSYC credits above PSYC 1F90.
Course PrerequisitePrerequisite(s): PSYC 2P36 and 2P37 or permission of the instructor.
Course Note

Note: students must contact the instructor to register for a lab.

Course ExclusionCompletion of this course will replace previous assigned grade and credit obtained in PSYC (NEUR) 3F81.

Course Numbering  

departmental code
credit value
D1.50 credits (Pre-service Education)
F1.00 credit
G1.00 credit
L2.00 credits (Teacher Education)
M1.00 credit (multiple topics)
N0.00 credit
P0.50 credit
Q0.50 credit
R0.50 credit
V0.50 credit (variable topics)
Y0.25 credit
Z5.00 credit
course year level*
1year 1
2year 2
3year 3
4year 4
5graduate studies
7Doctoral Studies; Concordia Seminary
8teacher education

* courses numbered 2(alpha)90-2(alpha)99 may be used as either a year 2 credit or year 3 credit and courses numbered 3(alpha)90-3(alpha)99 may be used as either a year 3 credit or a year 4 credit.
Category Definitions for Primary Course Component  
Lecture Go to top of document
A lecture is a face-to-face learning environment where students meet collectively as one group and may or may not have small group meeting times associated with it.  
Seminar Go to top of document
A seminar is a face-to-face small group learning environment.  
Laboratory Go to top of document
A laboratory is a learning environment held in a space that allows for specialized small group learning usually affiliated with specific technology and/or facilities.  
Fully online; asynchronous Go to top of document
A fully online asynchronous course is a learning environment that is delivered remotely to individuals with access to the Internet. Although the course may have a set start date and set due dates for assignments, students can otherwise access and participate in the course at times and places of their own choosing. The online component is normally over 80% of the total delivery. A fully online course may include occasional face-to-face meetings, a proctored exam, etc. with the remainder of the content delivered online.  
Fully online; synchronous Go to top of document
A fully online synchronous course is a conferencing learning environment that is delivered remotely through audio and/or video conferencing to provide simultaneous communications between an instructor at one site and students at other sites on a scheduled day and time. A course is considered to be offered via synchronous conferencing if 80% or more of the content is delivered in this way. A course may have occasional face-to-face meetings, a proctored exam, etc. with the remainder of the content delivered through audio and/or video conferencing.  
Blended (Hybrid) Go to top of document
A blended (hybrid) course is a learning environment where face-to-face teaching time is reduced, but not eliminated, to allow students more time for online study. The online component is normally 50% to 80% of the total course delivery. A blended course may have components delivered via traditional face-to-face; however, at least half of the course delivery is online.  
Field Course Go to top of document
A field course includes a field trip, field work, or field experience which takes place at an off campus venue/location within Canada. An in-class component may be scheduled on campus in advance of, and/or following, the field experience.  
International Field Course Go to top of document
An international field course includes a field experience outside of Canada. An in-class component may be scheduled on campus in advance of, and/or following, the field experience.  
Service Learning Go to top of document
A service learning course is an experience that includes an on campus and/or off campus combination of academic study, community involvement, and critical reflection.  
Project Course Go to top of document
A learning experience that is based on the development and completion of a project. It is normally intended as a one-to-one delivery between the instructor and the student at a mutually agreed upon schedule.  
Clinical Course Go to top of document
A clinical course will include an on or off campus experience that is program-specific and regularly scheduled. A resource person (i.e., clinical instructor) will normally lead the student through his/her clinical experience.  
Internship Experience Go to top of document
An internship involves the completion of a supervised practical experience normally within a workplace environment where the student assumes duties and responsibilities related to his/her field of study. A set number of hours/ days/ weeks are required to be completed by the student. An internship supervisor (within the student’s unit of study) as well as a workplace supervisor will normally be involved to lead the student through this learning experience.  
Course Title Abbreviations  

ABSTAboriginal Studies
ABEDAboriginal Adult Education
ABTEAboriginal Teacher Education
ADEDAdult Education
ADSTApplied Disability Studies
AESLAcademic English as a Subsequent Language
APCOApplied Computing
BMEDBiomedical Sciences
CANACanadian Studies
CHSCCommunity Health Sciences
CHYSChild and Youth Studies
COMMCommunication Studies
COSCComputer Science
CPCFCommunication Popular Culture and Film
DARTDramatic Arts
ENCWCreative Writing
ERSCEarth Sciences
HLSCHealth Sciences
IASCInteractive Arts and Science
INTCIntercultural Studies
ITISInformation Technology Information Systems
LABRLabour Studies
LARTLiberal Arts
MARSMedieval and Renaissance Studies
OBHROrganizational Behaviour and Human Resources
OEVIOenology and Viticulture
OPEROperations Management
PCULPopular Culture
PEKNPhysical Education and Kinesiology
PMPBProfessional Masters Preparation Business
POLIPolitical Science
RECLRecreation and Leisure Studies
SCLCStudies in Comparative Literatures and Cultures
SPMASport Management
STACStudies in Arts and Culture
TRENTourism and Environment
VISAVisual Arts
WGSTWomen's and Gender Studies

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