This course addresses brain anatomy and physiology and the pathophysiological basis of selected neurodegenerative diseases. Major topics include the brain’s role as a controller of vital biological processes and factors influencing brain homeostasis and health. Effective strategies for the prevention of brain disease and restorative care will be examined.


45 credits of post-secondary courses at the 100-level or higher

Course Notes

BIOL 353 is an approved Science course.

The following courses are recommended as prerequisites: BIOL 112/113; or BIOL 104/113 with a minimum grade of C+; or BIOL 110/111; or HKIN 190/191; or EDUC 166/267; or EDUC 350

Course Outlines

Please note: Course outlines of record posted may vary from the section syllabus distributed by each instructor (e.g. textbooks, assignments, timing of midterms).

Effective Term
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