MPSY 6800 Advanced Biopsychology (Graduate)
This course is designed to provide students with an in-depth study of normal and abnormal human behaviors from the perspective of brain functioning. A review of the foundational knowledge and examination of current research of the relationship between biological function of the brain and nervous system/neuroanatomy will be explored.
Upon the successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. Demonstrate an understanding of the “communication system” of the brain and how this system is related to human behavior.
2. Demonstrate an understanding of how biological function impacts both normal and abnormal behavior.
3. Demonstrate an understanding of various brain structures and the functionality of each.
Prerequisite Courses: MPSY 5050
MPSY 5050 Writing in Psychology (Winter/Spring I 2023)
MPSY 5100 Multicultural Psychology (Winter/Spring II 2022)
MPSY 5200 Lifespan Development (Winter/Spring III 2022 & Winter/Spring III 2023)
MPSY 5400 Advanced Counseling Theory (Summer I 2023)
MPSY 5600 Statistics for Behavioral Sciences – master’s track only (Winter/Spring I 2023)
MPSY 6000 Psychopathology (Fall II 2022)
MPSY 6200 Advanced Social Psychology (Summer I 2022)
MPSY 6600 Research Methods in Psychology – prerequisite: MPSY 5600 (Winter/Spring II 2023)
MPSY 6800 Advanced Biopsychology (Summer II 2022 & Summer II 2023)
Semester: Summer II 2023
Credit Hours: 3 Graduate
Date: 7/24/23 – 9/3/23
Teacher Level: Grades 9-12
Graduate Certificate Available: No
Master’s Completion Option: Yes