MMS 5591: Neuroscience System

Credits 6

The Neuroscience System presents the student with an intensive introduction to the: 1) Central Nervous System (Brain and Spinal Cord) and 2) Head and Neck anatomy. The central nervous system portion of this course addresses the following topics in integrated fashion: Neuroanatomy, Neurophysiology, Neurohistology, Neuroembryology, and Behavioral Neuroscience. The studies of Neuroscience and of Head and Neck anatomy are bridged by the cranial nerves which begin in the central nervous system and distribute throughout the head and neck.