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A Neuropsychological Approach to Aging Studies

Learning Objectives:

In order to pursue a career in the field of Neurology, I will:

1. Gain a basic understanding of the field of medicine by fulfilling the pre-med requirements that will then qualify me for admission into medical school.

  • CHEM 351: Organic Chemistry I
  • CHEM 351L: Organic Chemistry Lab I
  • CHEM 352: Organic Chemistry II
  • CHEM 352L: Organic Chemistry Lab II
  • BIOL 302: Molecular Genetics
  • BIOL 302L: Molecular Genetics Lab
  • BIOL 303: Cell Biology

2. Study the field of neurology and clinical practices currently used in this field.

  • BIOL 451: Neurobiology
  • PSYC 448: Developmental Neuroscience
  • PSYC 390: Neuropsychopharmacology
  • PSYC 375: Neuroanatomy

3. Gain a basic understanding of neurology and neurological disorders, particularly neurodegenerative disorders from a psychological perspective.

  • PSYC 370: Sensation and Perception
  • PSYC 285: Abnormal Psychology
  • PSYC 307: Psychology of Aging
  • PSYC 331: Experimental Psychology: Design and Analysis I

4. Examine how science and culture influence the etiology and treatment of neurodegenerative disorders.

  • SOCY 430: Death and Dying
  • HIST450: History of Medicine
  • PHIL 470: Philosophy of the Mind
  • ANTH 312: Medical Anthropology

5. Gain a basic understanding of interdisciplinary studies and its practices.

  • INDS 330: Ways of Knowing
  • INDS 400: Independent Study
  • INDS 430: Business of Medicine
  • INDS 480: Capstone Seminar
  • INDS 490: Capstone Project