Behavioral Neuroscience Research Class

In this fully online special topics course you will participate in biomedical research on mice, including data collection, data analysis, and interpretation of results. You will learn about obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and other conditions in humans and how basic animal research has the potential to contribute to improving the human condition.

Options What You'll Earn Price
BIO F043 certificate $125 for research and eCampus fees
BIO F194 1 credit issued by UAF Tuition: $202; Fees: $144
BIO F394 3 credits issued by UAF Tuition: $732; Fees: $238

What You’ll Learn

  • Learn how to do biomedical research — including data collection, data analysis, and interpretation of results — with real mice.
  • Learn how to design an experiment that is scientifically justified, humane and ethical, and provides cutting-edge new knowledge to behavioral neuroscience.
  • Learn about the obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) condition in humans.
  • Learn about the anxiety and depression conditions in humans.
  • Learn how basic research on an animal model has the potential to improve the human condition.

    Course development partially funded by the National Institute of Minority Health and Health Disparities of the National Institutes of Health under Award number UL1MD009610 (UAF BLaST).

Ready to Register?

If you have a UA student ID you should register for this course at UAOnline. If you aren’t a UAF student, use the eCampus Registration Form.