BIOLOGY 120 - First Year Seminar in Biology
Winter 2022, Section 002 - Mysterious Minds: Biological and Social Aspects of Brain Disorders
Instruction Mode: Section 002 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: Biology (BIOLOGY)
Department: LSA Biology
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Details

Credits:
3
Requirements & Distribution:
BS, NS
Other:
FYSem
Consent:
With permission of instructor.
Advisory Prerequisites:
Enrollment restricted to first-year students, including those with sophomore standing.
BS:
This course counts toward the 60 credits of math/science required for a Bachelor of Science degree.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

Description

This course is intended to introduce and increase students’ awareness to a wide range of neurological disorders (Alzheimer’s, Parkinson, Autism, Cerebral Palsy,….).  It provides a basic introduction to several neurological disorders, (the biology, causes, symptoms, etc…), and discusses how medical and public health professionals, public policies, disorders foundations, or patient advocacy have impacted these disorders and their patients. Each disorder will be used as an example to discuss some social, cultural or ethical issues such as stigma, disabled rights (educational rights, legal rights,…..). A list of readings will be provided on each of the topics; students are required to engage in group discussions after each lecture. Additionally, students will discuss and present research papers; the topics of these presentations need to be discussed with the instructor on the first week of class.  

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Schedule

BIOLOGY 120 - First Year Seminar in Biology
Schedule Listing
001 (SEM)
 In Person
20250
Closed
0
5Y1
9Enrollment Management
-
TuTh 11:30AM - 1:00PM
Note: Please be advised that the registration process and restricted seating/enrollment management for First Year Seminars (FYS) are managed by the LSA Dean's Office. For additional information regarding this process, please visit the FYS FAQ https://lsa.umich.edu/lsa/academics/engaged-learning/first-year-seminars
002 (SEM)
 In Person
25985
Closed
0
1Y1
9Enrollment Management
-
MW 10:00AM - 11:30AM
Note: Please be advised that the registration process and restricted seating/enrollment management for First Year Seminars (FYS) are managed by the LSA Dean's Office. For additional information regarding this process, please visit the FYS FAQ https://lsa.umich.edu/lsa/academics/engaged-learning/first-year-seminars
003 (SEM)
 In Person
35522
Closed
0
9Y1
9Enrollment Management
-
MW 4:00PM - 5:30PM
Note: Please be advised that the registration process and restricted seating/enrollment management for First Year Seminars (FYS) are managed by the LSA Dean's Office. For additional information regarding this process, please visit the FYS FAQ https://lsa.umich.edu/lsa/academics/engaged-learning/first-year-seminars
004 (SEM)
 In Person
35611
Closed
0
9Enrollment Management
4Y1
-
TuTh 1:00PM - 2:30PM
Note: Please be advised that the registration process and restricted seating/enrollment management for First Year Seminars (FYS) are managed by the LSA Dean's Office. For additional information regarding this process, please visit the FYS FAQ https://lsa.umich.edu/lsa/academics/engaged-learning/first-year-seminars

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