<div dir="ltr">Hi all - <div>We are trying to update our list of neuroscience electives for our interdisciplinary program. The curriculum committee is requesting clarification about why we have selected these specific courses and excluded others. The original list of electives was based on what was offered by other programs.  Since they have asked for a response from me by this <b><u>Wed night 3/6</u> </b>I'm hoping you all can help save me the time of searching scores of web pages. Right now we are just looking at the biology electives. </div><div><br></div><div>Below is the list that includes (a) courses already approved, (b) courses we would like to add, and (c) courses that the committee has suggested.</div><div><br></div><div>If you have a neuroscience degree program, please let me know which ones you include as electives in your program and which ones are available at your institution but not included as electives, and why not. </div><div><br></div><div><br clear="all"><div>
















<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt 45pt;line-height:normal"><span style="font-size:9pt;font-family:helvetica">BIOL      3010        Evolution                                                                       3<span></span></span></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt 45pt;line-height:normal"><span style="font-size:9pt;font-family:helvetica">BIOL      3030
       Principles of Genetics                                              3<span></span></span></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt 45pt;line-height:normal"><i><span style="font-size:9pt;font-family:helvetica">BIOL      3060        Cell Structure
& Function Laboratory                 1</span></i><span style="font-size:9pt;font-family:helvetica"><br>
<i>BIOL      3100        Experiments in Genetics Lab                                1</i><br>
BIOL      3280        Ethnobotony                                                                3<span></span></span></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt 45pt;line-height:normal"><span style="font-size:9pt;font-family:helvetica">BIOL      3400        General
Ecology                                                         3<span></span></span></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt 45pt;line-height:normal"><i><span style="font-size:9pt;font-family:helvetica">BIOL      3420        Comparative
Anatomy of the Vertebrates        5<span></span></span></i></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt 45pt;line-height:normal"><i><span style="font-size:9pt;font-family:helvetica">BIOL      3470        General
Physiology Laboratory                            2<span></span></span></i></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt 45pt;line-height:normal"><span style="font-size:9pt;font-family:helvetica">BIOL      3480        Exercise
Physiology                                                 3<span></span></span></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt 45pt;line-height:normal"><span style="font-size:9pt;font-family:helvetica">BIOL      4010        Sex,
Evolution, and Behavior                                3<span></span></span></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt 45pt;line-height:normal"><span style="font-size:9pt;font-family:helvetica">BIOL      4030        Introduction
to Genomics                                       3</span><span style="font-size:9pt;font-family:helvetica"><br>
<i>BIOL      4050        Molecular Technique Laboratory                          2</i><br>
BIOL      4070        Advanced Biological Chemistry                            3<br>
BIOL      4080        Advanced Cell Biology                                             3<br>
</span><span style="font-size:9pt;font-family:helvetica">BIOL      4150        Nerve Cell Mechanisms in Behavior                    3<span></span></span></p>

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     4250        Neurobiology
of Disease                                         3<span></span></span></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt 45pt;line-height:normal"><span style="font-size:9pt;font-family:helvetica">BIOL      4360        Animal
Behavior                                                          3<span></span></span></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt 45pt;line-height:normal"><i><span style="font-size:9pt;font-family:helvetica">BIOL      4370        Animal
Behavior Lab                                                 </span></i><span style="font-size:9pt;font-family:helvetica">1<span></span></span></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt 45pt;line-height:normal"><span style="font-size:9pt;font-family:helvetica">BIOL      4410        Comparative
Animal Physiology                           3<span></span></span></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt 45pt;line-height:normal"><i><span style="font-size:9pt;font-family:helvetica">BIOL      4440        Vertebrate
Histology: Structure and <span></span></span></i></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt 45pt;line-height:normal"><i><span style="font-size:9pt;font-family:helvetica">                                  Function
of Tissues                                                   4</span></i><span style="font-size:9pt;font-family:helvetica"><br>
BIOL      4500        Introductory Endocrinology                                   3<br>
BIOL      4510        Behavioral Endocrinology                                       3<br>
BIOL      4540        Human Cellular Physiology I                                  3<br>
BIOL      4600        Developmental Biology                                            3<span></span></span></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt 45pt;line-height:normal"><span style="font-size:9pt;font-family:helvetica">BIOL      <i>4610</i>        <i>Developmental
Biology Lab                                    2</i><br>
BIOL      4630        Foundations of Immunobiology                             3<br>
BIOL      4700        Molecular Biology                                                       3<span></span></span></p>

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</div><div>I am working to educate the curriculum committee about Neuroscience - I was asked what Molecular Biology has to do with Neuroscience - so any other comments are welcome and would be greatly appreciated. How have you made decisions about which electives to include? Do you look at learning objectives? Are there any courses that someone has requested be added but were decided to be not appropriate for the major and, if so, why? Some have suggested including all biology courses, including Plants and Fungi. What criteria would you use to include or exclude a course as a neuro elective?</div><div><br></div><div>Thanks,</div><div>-Judy Ogilvie</div> <br><div class="gmail_signature"><div dir="ltr"><div><div dir="ltr">****************************************************<br>Judith Mosinger Ogilvie, Ph.D., FARVO<br>Associate Professor of Biology<br><div>Co-Director, Neuroscience Program</div><div> </div><div>Department of Biology<br>Saint Louis University<br>3507 Laclede Ave.<br>St. Louis, MO  63103<br><font color="#0b5394">email:      <a href="mailto:ogilviej@slu.edu" target="_blank">ogilviej@slu.edu</a><br>Phone:     314-977-3965<br>Fax:         314-977-3658</font><br>*****************************************************</div></div></div></div></div>
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