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The Workings of the Human Brain: From Brain to Behavior

Program(s): Summer College, Undergraduate Courses

This program is currently at capacity during the Extended and Rolling deadlines. If you select this course as a first choice on your application, please apply for a second option that fulfills your interests.

*Taught Online*  This course examines how the brain generates behavior.  Topics covered include the organization of the nervous system, the mechanisms by which the brain translates external stimuli into electrical and chemical signals to initiate or modify behavior, and the neurological bases of learning, memory, sleep, cognition, drug addiction, and neurological disorders.

Remote or Residential

✓ Remote Course


Course Considerations

High school students taking this undergraduate biology course should have completed advanced biology coursework that would be considered equivalent to a college-level introductory biology course (e.g. AP Biology).

Course Overview

Current Grade / Education Level

11th Grade
12th Grade
Undergrad / Grad


Summer College
Undergraduate Courses

Start Date

July 05

End Date

July 22

Class Details

Primary Instructor

Megan McNulty-White

Academic Interest

Biological Sciences

Class Specifics

Course Code

BIOS 14112 91

Class Day(s)

Mon Tues Wed Thurs Fri

Class Duration (CST)


11:30 A.M.


Session II

Course Length

3 weeks