Catalog Review

For Course Qualities In Effect For 2022-23

Process Date: 07-AUG-2022

COSC - Cognitive Science

330 LANGUAGE AND CULTURE Active
  Long Title: Language and Culture  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: ANTH 330 Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: 20 IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A005 - Cross-Listed Course
G020 - UL Soc Sci GER (86cr)
G036 - Social Science Div GER (01cr)
N008 - BM Social Science (95cr)
N017 - BM Social Science (01cr)
S001 - Anthropology Course
UD04 - Division of Social Sciences
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: ANTH 110 or ANTH 130 or LING 150
Description: An introduction to the core concepts of linguistic anthropology, definitions of language, basic methods of linguistic anthropology (observation, transcription, analysis, ethnography), power and language, language discrimination, and language ideology theory. Lectures, discussions, and labs.

345 DISTRIBUTED COGNITION Active
  Long Title: Distributed Cognition and the Extended Mind  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: EDST 345 Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A005 - Cross-Listed Course
G020 - UL Soc Sci GER (86cr)
G036 - Social Science Div GER (01cr)
N008 - BM Social Science (95cr)
N017 - BM Social Science (01cr)
S001 - Anthropology Course
UD04 - Division of Social Sciences
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: PHIL 105 recommended
Description: The new science of the mind treats cognition as a distributed process involving the brain, body, and world. This seminar explores the role of material settings and tools, bodily engagement, social interaction, and cultural processes in human reasoning, problem solving, and learning. Students will write short papers examining aspects of cognitive activity in real-world settings.

531 SEMIOTICS Active
  Long Title: Semiotics  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: ANTH 531 Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: 15 IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A005 - Cross-Listed Course
G020 - UL Soc Sci GER (86cr)
G036 - Social Science Div GER (01cr)
N008 - BM Social Science (95cr)
N017 - BM Social Science (01cr)
S001 - Anthropology Course
UD04 - Division of Social Sciences
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL04 - Advanced Course
Prerequisites: ANTH 330/LING 330 or ANTH 331
Description: Semiotics is the study of signs, symbols, and signification in social life. This course will cover semiotic theory, including theorists such as Saussure, Peirce, Jakobson, Lévi-Strauss, Barthes, and Bakhtin, and the application of semiotics to the study of language and social life, conducted through lectures and seminar-style discussions.

340 TOPICS IN NEUROSCIENCE Active
  Long Title: Topics in Neuroscience  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: BIOL 340 Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: 15 IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A005 - Cross-Listed Course
A015 - Topics Course
G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
G050 - Speaking Intensive GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S005 - Biology Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: CHEM 116, BIOL 150 and one course in psychology; or PSYC 360 and one course in biology; or consent of instructor
Description: A study of the nervous system from the perspectives of psychology and biology. Topics vary year to year and may include glial cells, neural development, and the evolution of nervous systems and neurotransmitter systems. Lecture only. May be repeated when topic is different.

Topic for Fall 2022: The Science of Psychedelics
Prerequisites: CHEM 116, BIOL 150 and one course in psychology; or PSYC 360 and one course in biology; or consent of instructor
The field of psychedelic science is rapidly expanding with increasing numbers of preclinical and clinical investigations being initiated each year. In this course we will take a look at the history of psychedelic science, dive into how psychedelics impact the brain, and explore current studies investigating the therapeutic potential of these substances. Compounds covered will include psilocybin, LSD, MDMA, and others. Students will have the opportunity to engage deeply with the history, regulations, neuropharmacology, and current science of a chosen psychedelic.


105 INTRO TO COGNITIVE SCIENCE Active
  Long Title:  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: COSC 105 Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: 25 IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A005 - Cross-Listed Course
S008 - Cognitive Science Course
UD05 - Non-Divisional
UL02 - Introductory Course
Prerequisites:
Description: An introduction to the interdisciplinary study of how the mind works. Topics include: the nature of perception; what human language reveals about the mind; the basis of morality and altruism; how sexual selection has shaped human psychology; and the cognitive science of religious and spiritual belief. We will discuss tools, theories, and assumptions from philosophy, psychology, computer science, linguistics, anthropology, behavioral economics, and neuroscience.

300 TOPICS IN COGNITIVE SCIENCE Active
  Long Title: Topics in Cognitive Science  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A015 - Topics Course
S008 - Cognitive Science Course
UD05 - Non-Divisional
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites:
Description: An in-depth exploration of a topic in cognitivie science. May be repeated when topic is different.

Topic for Spring 2019: The Making of Scientific Facts
In this seminar we’ll examine scientific facts: what they are and how they are constructed and contested. For background, we’ll read physician Ludwik Fleck’s Genesis and Development of a Scientific Fact (1935), physicist-historian Thomas Kuhn’s The Structure of Scientific Revolutions (1962), and anthropologist Bruno Latour and sociologist Steve Woolgar’s Laboratory Life: The Construction of Scientific Facts (1979). We’ll explore the practices of scientists at Lawrence and consider the role of facts in disputes over science education and climate change.


345 DISTRIBUTED COGNITION Active
  Long Title: Distributed Cognition and the Extended Mind  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: EDST 345 Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A005 - Cross-Listed Course
S008 - Cognitive Science Course
UD05 - Non-Divisional
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: PHIL 105 recommended
Description: The new science of the mind treats cognition as a distributed process involving the brain, body, and world. This seminar explores the role of material settings and tools, bodily engagement, social interaction, and cultural processes in human reasoning, problem solving, and learning. Students will write short papers examining aspects of cognitive activity in real-world settings.

545 GESTURE STUDIES Active
  Long Title: Gesture Studies  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: COSC 545 Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A005 - Cross-Listed Course
S008 - Cognitive Science Course
UD05 - Non-Divisional
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL04 - Advanced Course
Prerequisites: One 200-level course in linguistics or psychology, or consent of the instructor.
Description: Gesture studies is an interdisciplinary field that examines the use of the hands and other parts of the body in communication and cognition. In this seminar we discuss studies of gesture types, universals, and variations; gesture development; gesture production and perception; relations of gesture to thought and language (spoken and signed); and functions of gesture in human interaction, problem-solving, and learning.

591 DIRECTED STUDY IN COGNITIVE SC Active
  Long Title: Directed Study in Cognitive Science  
Units: 1 TO 98 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: Yes
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: Yes
Permission Req.: Yes Schedule Type: 14 - Directed Study Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: S008 - Cognitive Science Course
UD05 - Non-Divisional
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL04 - Advanced Course
Prerequisites: Counter Registration Required.
Description: Directed study follows a syllabus set primarily by the instructor to meet the needs or interests of an individual student or small group of students. The main goal of directed study is knowledge or skill acquisition, not research or creative work.

599 IND STUDY IN COGNITIVE SCIENCE Active
  Long Title: Independent Study in Cognitive Science  
Units: 1 TO 98 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: Yes
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: Yes
Permission Req.: Yes Schedule Type: 10 - IS Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: S008 - Cognitive Science Course
UD05 - Non-Divisional
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL04 - Advanced Course
Prerequisites: Counter Registration Required.
Description: Individualized advanced research under staff guidance to prepare a substantial paper.

695 INTERNSHIP IN COGNITIVE SCIENC Active
  Long Title: Internship in Cognitive Science  
Units: 1 TO 98 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: Yes
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: Yes
Permission Req.: Yes Schedule Type: 08 - Internship/Practica Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A010 - Internship
S008 - Cognitive Science Course
UD05 - Non-Divisional
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL05 - Capstone Course
Prerequisites:
Description: The academic component of the internship includes readings related to the substance of the internship, discussions with the faculty supervisor, and a written report appropriate to the discipline. Course grades are based on this academic work.

699 IND STUDY IN COGNITIVE SCIENCE Active
  Long Title: Independent Study in Cognitive Science  
Units: 1 TO 98 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: Yes
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: Yes
Permission Req.: Yes Schedule Type: 10 - IS Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: S008 - Cognitive Science Course
UD05 - Non-Divisional
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL05 - Capstone Course
Prerequisites: Counter Registration Required.
Description: Advanced study, arranged in consultation with the department chair. Students contemplating an honors project should register for this course.

205 DATA-SCIENTIFIC PROGRAMMING Active
  Long Title: Data-Scientific Programming  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: CMSC 205 Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: 30 IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A005 - Cross-Listed Course
G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
G052 - Quantitative Analy GER (01cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S009 - Computer Science Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: One prior course MATH, STAT, or CMSC course, or BIOL 170, or consent of instructor
Description: An introduction to programming with emphasis on learning from data in order to gain useful insights. Topics focus on elementary programming concepts in the R language and the necessary tools to handle, analyze and interpret data. This course will be taught in a workshop format, and students will complete regular assignments and a final project that provide hands-on programming/analysis experiences.

210 INTRO SCIENTIFIC PROGRAMMING Active
  Long Title: Introduction to Scientific Programming  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
G052 - Quantitative Analy GER (01cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S009 - Computer Science Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: One term of calculus (either MATH 140 or MATH 120), or consent of instructor
Description: An introduction to computer programming with an emphasis on numerical applications in mathematics and the sciences. Topics include elementary programming concepts in the Python language, design and implementation of numerical algorithms, and an introduction to symbolic computation.

470 ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE Active
  Long Title: Artificial Intelligence  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
G052 - Quantitative Analy GER (01cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S009 - Computer Science Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL04 - Advanced Course
Prerequisites: CMSC 250 and CMSC 270
Description: A detailed investigation into foundational concepts of artificial intelligence: search, knowledge representation, and automated planning. Specific topics include uninformed and heuristic search techniques, logic-based knowledge representations, automated theorem-proving, logic programming (Prolog), action representations, means-ends analysis, regression and partial-order planning, and reachability analysis using graphs.

515 THEORY OF COMPUTATION Active
  Long Title: Theory of Computation  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S009 - Computer Science Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL04 - Advanced Course
Prerequisites: CMSC 150 and MATH 230
Description: A study of programming in the abstract, leading to an understanding of the precise nature and limitations of computing machines. Topics include universal computing machines such as Turing machines, decidable and undecidable predicates, regular and pushdown automata, and regular and context-free grammars.

225 DECISION THEORY Active
  Long Title: Decision Theory  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: 25 IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: G020 - UL Soc Sci GER (86cr)
G036 - Social Science Div GER (01cr)
N008 - BM Social Science (95cr)
N017 - BM Social Science (01cr)
S011 - Economics Course
UD04 - Division of Social Sciences
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites:
Description: This course will present a thorough introduction to decision theory, the study of how people should or do make decisions. Building on that foundation, game theory, the science of strategy, will be introduced, with economic applications.

410 ADV GAME THEORY & APPLICATIONS Active
  Long Title: Advanced Game Theory and Applications  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: 18 IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: G020 - UL Soc Sci GER (86cr)
G036 - Social Science Div GER (01cr)
N008 - BM Social Science (95cr)
N017 - BM Social Science (01cr)
S011 - Economics Course
UD04 - Division of Social Sciences
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL04 - Advanced Course
Prerequisites: MATH 130 or MATH 140; MATH 300 recommended
Description: This course develops game theory, the science of strategic interaction, i.e., interdependent individuals seeking to promote their self interest, with applications in economics, biology, and philosophy. The mathematical nature of game theoretic models will be reflected in a focus on problem solving. Sufficient mathematical maturity required.

180 PSYCHOLOGY OF LEARNING Active
  Long Title: Psychology of Learning  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: EDST 180 Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: 25 IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A005 - Cross-Listed Course
G018 - LL Soc Sci GER (86cr)
G036 - Social Science Div GER (01cr)
N008 - BM Social Science (95cr)
N017 - BM Social Science (01cr)
S047 - Education Studies
UD04 - Division of Social Sciences
UL02 - Introductory Course
Prerequisites:
Description: An introduction to brain structure and development in childhood and adolescence, memory systems and types of learning, and approaches to building knowledge, improving skills, and deepening understanding. Culminating topics include motivation, the nature and development of expertise, and instructional design.

345 DISTRIBUTED COGNITION Active
  Long Title: Distributed Cognition and the Extended Mind  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: EDST 345 Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A005 - Cross-Listed Course
G020 - UL Soc Sci GER (86cr)
G036 - Social Science Div GER (01cr)
N008 - BM Social Science (95cr)
N017 - BM Social Science (01cr)
S047 - Education Studies
UD04 - Division of Social Sciences
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: PHIL 105 recommended
Description: The new science of the mind treats cognition as a distributed process involving the brain, body, and world. This seminar explores the role of material settings and tools, bodily engagement, social interaction, and cultural processes in human reasoning, problem solving, and learning. Students will write short papers examining aspects of cognitive activity in real-world settings.

150 INTRODUCTION TO LINGUISTICS Active
  Long Title: Introduction to Linguistics  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: 40 IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: S022 - Linguistics Course
UD05 - Non-Divisional
UL02 - Introductory Course
Prerequisites:
Description: Introduction to theory and methods of linguistics: universal properties of human language; phonetic, phonological, morphological, syntactic, and semantic structures and analysis; nature and form of grammar.

330 LANGUAGE AND CULTURE Active
  Long Title: Language and Culture  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: ANTH 330 Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: 20 IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A005 - Cross-Listed Course
S022 - Linguistics Course
UD05 - Non-Divisional
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: ANTH 110 or LING 150
Description: An introduction to the core concepts of linguistic anthropology, definitions of language, basic methods of linguistic anthropology (observation, transcription, analysis, ethnography), power and language, language discrimination, and language ideology theory. Lectures, discussions, and labs.

335 LEXICAL SEMANTICS Active
  Long Title: Lexical Semantics  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: S022 - Linguistics Course
UD05 - Non-Divisional
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: LING 150
Description: This course introduces fundamental concepts and research issues in the linguistic study of word meaning. Topics include: representation of word meaning; relation between lexical, truth-conditional and context-dependent meanings; semantic relations; meaning variation; semantic properties of nouns and verbs (e.g. mass-count distinction, verb classes, aspect, semantic roles); interaction between content and function words.

340 SYNTAX Active
  Long Title: Syntax  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: S022 - Linguistics Course
UD05 - Non-Divisional
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: LING 150 or consent of instructor
Description: An introduction to descriptive analysis of morphological and syntactic structures in natural languages with an emphasis on gaining insight into the nature of such structures, rather than on linguistic formalization. Topics include levels of representation, X-bar theory, case theory, thematic roles, the lexicon, grammatical function-changing rules, and head-complement relations.

350 PHONOLOGY Active
  Long Title: Phonology  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: S022 - Linguistics Course
UD05 - Non-Divisional
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: LING 150 or consent of instructor
Description: An introduction to the formal study of phonetics, phonemics, and phonological analysis and theory. Topics include stress, syllable structure, tones, metrics, phonotactics, and links between phonology and morphology/syntax; exercises on familiar and unfamiliar languages.

355 CHILD LANGUAGE ACQUISITION Active
  Long Title: Child Language Acquisition  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: S022 - Linguistics Course
UD05 - Non-Divisional
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: LING 150, or PSYC 260 or PSYC 265
Description: Every normally developing human acquires language in early childhood. This course explores how this feat is accomplished. We will examine data on children’s linguistic knowledge at difference developmental stages and what types of theories might explain these data. Students will also have the opportunity to analyze real child language data.

370 INTRODUCTION TO PHONETICS Active
  Long Title: Phonetics  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: LING 370 Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: 15 IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A005 - Cross-Listed Course
S022 - Linguistics Course
UD05 - Non-Divisional
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: LING 150, PSYC 340, or consent of instructor
Description: An introduction to the science of speech sounds, focusing on descriptive and experimental studies of articulation and speech acoustics. Laboratory demonstrations of speech production, acoustical analysis, and speech synthesis are combined with lecture/demonstrations to relate phonetics research to theories of phonology and language acquisition.

400 PHILOSOPHY OF LANGUAGE Active
  Long Title: Philosophy of Language  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: PHIL 400 Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: 20 IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A005 - Cross-Listed Course
S022 - Linguistics Course
UD05 - Non-Divisional
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL04 - Advanced Course
Prerequisites: One course in philosophy, junior standing, or consent of instructor; PHIL 150 recommended
Description: An examination of major theories of meaning, reference, and cognitive content and an attempt to understand how language functions to relate “internal” psychological states to things in the “external” world. Contemporary philosophers are emphasized.

405 HOW TO DO THINGS WITH WORDS Active
  Long Title: How to Do Things With Words  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: PHIL 405 Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: 20 IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A005 - Cross-Listed Course
S022 - Linguistics Course
UD05 - Non-Divisional
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL04 - Advanced Course
Prerequisites: One course in philosophy, junior standing, or consent of the instructor
Description: An examination of major and cutting edge topics in the philosophy of language and linguistics. Where do word meanings come from? How can one word mean different things in different contexts? How do we promise or make commitments? Why do slurs hurt and jokes amuse? What is the nature of metaphor? Where does the border between what words mean and what speakers mean with words lie? These and other questions will be considered. Appropriate for students with an interest in philosophy, linguistics, or cognitive science.

420 TOPICS IN LOGIC Active
  Long Title: Topics in Logic  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: PHIL 420 Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: 20 IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A005 - Cross-Listed Course
A015 - Topics Course
S022 - Linguistics Course
UD05 - Non-Divisional
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL04 - Advanced Course
Prerequisites: PHIL 150 or consent of instructor
Description:

450 TOPICS IN PSYCHOLOGY OF LANG Active
  Long Title: Topics in the Psychology of Language  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: PSYC 540 Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: 15 IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A005 - Cross-Listed Course
A015 - Topics Course
S022 - Linguistics Course
UD05 - Non-Divisional
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL04 - Advanced Course
Prerequisites: PSYC 340, LING 150, or consent of instructor
Description: An examination of the nature and structure of language, integrating knowledge from linguistics, psychology, neurophysiology, and sociology. Focus on the psychological theories and experimental evidence about language production and perception.

470 COGNITIVE LINGUISTICS Active
  Long Title: Cognitive Linguistics  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: S022 - Linguistics Course
UD05 - Non-Divisional
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL04 - Advanced Course
Prerequisites: LING 150 or consent of instructor
Description: Cognitive linguistics is a subfield of linguistics and cognitive science that studies conceptual structure, language, and meaning in relation to general cognitive mechanisms. Topics include cognitive and construction grammars, categorization, construal, image schemas, mental spaces, conceptual metaphors, and conceptual blending.

531 SEMIOTICS Active
  Long Title: Semiotics  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: ANTH 531 Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: 15 IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A005 - Cross-Listed Course
S022 - Linguistics Course
UD05 - Non-Divisional
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL04 - Advanced Course
Prerequisites: ANTH 330/LING 330
Description: Semiotics is the study of signs, symbols, and signification in social life. This course will cover semiotic theory, including theorists such as Saussure, Peirce, Jakobson, Lévi-Strauss, Barthes, and Bakhtin, and the application of semiotics to the study of language and social life, conducted through lectures and seminar-style discussions.

545 GESTURE STUDIES Active
  Long Title: Gesture Studies  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: COSC 545 Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A005 - Cross-Listed Course
S022 - Linguistics Course
UD05 - Non-Divisional
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL04 - Advanced Course
Prerequisites: One 200-level course in linguistics or psychology, or consent of the instructor
Description: Gesture studies is an interdisciplinary field that examines the use of the hands and other parts of the body in communication and cognition. In this seminar we discuss studies of gesture types, universals, and variations; gesture development; gesture production and perception; relations of gesture to thought and language (spoken and signed); and functions of gesture in human interaction, problem-solving, and learning.

105 INTRO TO COGNITIVE SCIENCE Active
  Long Title: Introduction to Cognitive Science  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: COSC 105 Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: 25 IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A005 - Cross-Listed Course
G006 - LL Humanities GER (86cr)
G032 - Humanities Div GER (01cr)
N004 - BM Language & Civ (95cr)
N013 - BM Humanities (01cr)
S034 - Philosophy Course
UD02 - Division of Humanities
UL02 - Introductory Course
Prerequisites:
Description: An introduction to the interdisciplinary study of how the mind works. Topics include: the nature of perception; what human language reveals about the mind; the basis of morality and altruism; how sexual selection has shaped human psychology; and the cognitive science of religious and spiritual belief. We will discuss tools, theories, and assumptions from philosophy, psychology, computer science, linguistics, anthropology, behavioral economics, and neuroscience.

150 SYMBOLIC LOGIC Active
  Long Title: Symbolic Logic  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: PHIL 150 Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: 30 IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A005 - Cross-Listed Course
G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G032 - Humanities Div GER (01cr)
G052 - Quantitative Analy GER (01cr)
N004 - BM Language & Civ (95cr)
N013 - BM Humanities (01cr)
S034 - Philosophy Course
UD02 - Division of Humanities
UL02 - Introductory Course
Prerequisites: Recommended for freshmen and sophomores
Description: Formal study of the notions of validity, consistency, and equivalence in the languages of sentential logic and predicate logic, plus an introduction to semantics for these languages.

300 EPISTEMOLOGY Active
  Long Title: Epistemology  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: 20 IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: G008 - UL Humanities GER (86cr)
G032 - Humanities Div GER (01cr)
N004 - BM Language & Civ (95cr)
N013 - BM Humanities (01cr)
S034 - Philosophy Course
UD02 - Division of Humanities
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: One course in philosophy, junior standing, or consent of instructor
Description: An examination of some basic questions concerning the nature and extent of human knowledge, focusing on the topics of skepticism, justification, certainty, the a priori and the a posteriori, and analyses of knowledge.

310 METAPHYSICS Active
  Long Title: Metaphysics  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: 20 IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: G008 - UL Humanities GER (86cr)
G032 - Humanities Div GER (01cr)
N004 - BM Language & Civ (95cr)
N013 - BM Humanities (01cr)
S034 - Philosophy Course
UD02 - Division of Humanities
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: One course in philosophy, junior standing, or consent of instructor
Description: An examination of some central philosophical questions about reality, such as: What basic kinds of things are there? Is truth always and only relative to a conceptual scheme? What is the nature of necessity and possibility? What is the nature of change over time?

347 VALUING ART Active
  Long Title: Valuing Art: The Philosophy and Psychology of Aesthetic Appreciation  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: 20 IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: G008 - UL Humanities GER (86cr)
G032 - Humanities Div GER (01cr)
N004 - BM Language & Civ (95cr)
N013 - BM Humanities (01cr)
S034 - Philosophy Course
UD02 - Division of Humanities
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: One course in philosophy or sophomore standing, or consent of instructor
Description: How and why do we value art? Is there an objective standard of taste or is taste relative? How does and aesthetic property--such as beauty--differ from other properties of art--such as being made of stone? What are the roles of emotion and evolution in aesthetic response? These and other questions will be considered in this discussion-oriented class. Appropriate for those interested in philosophy, art history or cognitive science.

400 PHILOSOPHY OF LANGUAGE Active
  Long Title: Philosophy of Language  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: PHIL 400 Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: 20 IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A005 - Cross-Listed Course
G008 - UL Humanities GER (86cr)
G032 - Humanities Div GER (01cr)
N004 - BM Language & Civ (95cr)
N013 - BM Humanities (01cr)
S034 - Philosophy Course
UD02 - Division of Humanities
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL04 - Advanced Course
Prerequisites: One course in philosophy, junior standing, or consent of instructor; PHIL 150 recommended
Description: An examination of major theories of meaning, reference, and cognitive content and an attempt to understand how language functions to relate “internal” psychological states to things in the “external” world. Contemporary philosophers are emphasized.

405 HOW TO DO THINGS WITH WORDS Active
  Long Title: How to Do Things With Words  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: PHIL 405 Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: 24 IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A005 - Cross-Listed Course
G008 - UL Humanities GER (86cr)
G032 - Humanities Div GER (01cr)
N004 - BM Language & Civ (95cr)
N013 - BM Humanities (01cr)
S034 - Philosophy Course
UD02 - Division of Humanities
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL04 - Advanced Course
Prerequisites: One course in philosophy, junior standing, or consent of the instructor
Description: An examination of major and cutting edge topics in the philosophy of language and linguistics. Where do word meanings come from? How can one word mean different things in different contexts? How do we promise or make commitments? Why do slurs hurt and jokes amuse? What is the nature of metaphor? Where does the border between what words mean and what speakers mean with words lie? These and other questions will be considered. Appropriate for students with an interest in philosophy, linguistics, or cognitive science.

410 PHILOSOPHY OF MIND Active
  Long Title: Philosophy of Mind  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: 20 IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: G008 - UL Humanities GER (86cr)
G032 - Humanities Div GER (01cr)
N004 - BM Language & Civ (95cr)
N013 - BM Humanities (01cr)
S034 - Philosophy Course
UD02 - Division of Humanities
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL04 - Advanced Course
Prerequisites: One course in philosophy, PSYC 340, junior standing, or consent of instructor
Description: What is the relationship between the mind and the body? What is the nature of conscious experience? How do mental states represent states of the world? Is our common sense conception of mental states and processes compatible with the methods and assumptions of cognitive science? These and other questions in the philosophy of mind will be considered.

420 TOPICS IN LOGIC Active
  Long Title: Topics in Logic  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: PHIL 420 Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: 20 IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A005 - Cross-Listed Course
A015 - Topics Course
G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G032 - Humanities Div GER (01cr)
N004 - BM Language & Civ (95cr)
N013 - BM Humanities (01cr)
S034 - Philosophy Course
UD02 - Division of Humanities
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL04 - Advanced Course
Prerequisites: PHIL 150 or consent of instructor
Description: An investigation of topics selected from among the following: consistency and completeness theorems for both sentential and predicate logic, Gödel’s Incompleteness Theorem, logical paradoxes (Russell’s Paradox, the Liar Paradox, and Newcomb’s Paradox), and modal-tense logic and its formal semantics

180 PSYCHOLOGY OF LEARNING Active
  Long Title: Psychology of Learning  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: EDST 180 Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: 25 IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A005 - Cross-Listed Course
G018 - LL Soc Sci GER (86cr)
G036 - Social Science Div GER (01cr)
N008 - BM Social Science (95cr)
N017 - BM Social Science (01cr)
S036 - Psychology Course
UD04 - Division of Social Sciences
UL02 - Introductory Course
Prerequisites:
Description: An introduction to brain structure and development in childhood and adolescence, memory systems and types of learning, and approaches to building knowledge, improving skills, and deepening understanding. Culminating topics include motivation, the nature and development of expertise, and instructional design.

260 DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY Active
  Long Title: Developmental Psychology  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: 30 IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: G020 - UL Soc Sci GER (86cr)
G036 - Social Science Div GER (01cr)
N008 - BM Social Science (95cr)
N017 - BM Social Science (01cr)
S036 - Psychology Course
UD04 - Division of Social Sciences
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: PSYC 100 or sophomore standing
Description: A study of the development of behavior and mental processes from conception through middle childhood. Topics include prenatal development, attachment, children’s language skills, social and cognitive development. A variety of theoretical perspectives are covered.

265 DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCH (W/LAB) Active
  Long Title: Developmental Psychology (with laboratory)  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: 10 IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 04 - Standard Plus Lab Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A001 - Laboratory Course
G020 - UL Soc Sci GER (86cr)
G036 - Social Science Div GER (01cr)
N008 - BM Social Science (95cr)
N017 - BM Social Science (01cr)
S036 - Psychology Course
UD04 - Division of Social Sciences
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: PSYC 100 or sophomore standing
Description: Identical in content to Psychology 260, but requiring a weekly three-hour laboratory that involves systematic work with infants and children to learn assessment techniques and experimental methodologies for the study of development.

340 COGNITIVE PSYCH (WITH LAB) Active
  Long Title: Cognitive Psychology (with laboratory)  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: 30 IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 04 - Standard Plus Lab Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A001 - Laboratory Course
G020 - UL Soc Sci GER (86cr)
G036 - Social Science Div GER (01cr)
N008 - BM Social Science (95cr)
N017 - BM Social Science (01cr)
S036 - Psychology Course
UD04 - Division of Social Sciences
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: PSYC 284 or COSC 105
Description: Lecture-based investigation of the mental processes involved in the acquisition, organization, and use of knowledge. Topics surveyed include attention, memory, imagery, problem solving, and individual differences. One laboratory per week involving demonstrations and experiments. Class learning will be assessed through quizzes and exams; lab work will involve assignments and the option of a written paper or group presentation on a topic of the student’s choosing.

345 DISTRIBUTED COGNITION Active
  Long Title: Distributed Cognition and the Extended Mind  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: EDST 345 Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A005 - Cross-Listed Course
G020 - UL Soc Sci GER (86cr)
G036 - Social Science Div GER (01cr)
N008 - BM Social Science (95cr)
N017 - BM Social Science (01cr)
S036 - Psychology Course
UD04 - Division of Social Sciences
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: PHIL 105 recommended
Description: The new science of the mind treats cognition as a distributed process involving the brain, body, and world. This seminar explores the role of material settings and tools, bodily engagement, social interaction, and cultural processes in human reasoning, problem solving, and learning. Students will write short papers examining aspects of cognitive activity in real-world settings.

350 PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY & BEHAVIOR Active
  Long Title: Psychopharmacology and Behavior  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: 50 IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: G020 - UL Soc Sci GER (86cr)
G036 - Social Science Div GER (01cr)
N008 - BM Social Science (95cr)
N017 - BM Social Science (01cr)
S036 - Psychology Course
UD04 - Division of Social Sciences
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: Sophomore standing; at least one prior biology course recommended
Description: An interdisciplinary examination of the ways in which behaviorally active drugs exert their effects, drawing on research in pharmacology, psychology, biochemistry, anatomy, and neurophysiology. Provides an understanding and appreciation of the role of behaviorally active drugs in people’s lives, today and in the past.

360 BRAIN & BEHAVIOR I Active
  Long Title: Brain and Behavior I  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: 50 IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: G020 - UL Soc Sci GER (86cr)
G036 - Social Science Div GER (01cr)
N008 - BM Social Science (95cr)
N017 - BM Social Science (01cr)
S036 - Psychology Course
UD04 - Division of Social Sciences
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: Sophomore standing; at least one biology course recommended
Description: An introduction to the structure and function of the nervous system and its relationship to behavior. Topics include cellular physiology, neuroanatomy, sensory processes, motor control, and neuropharmacology. No laboratory.

370 PERCEPTION Active
  Long Title: Perception  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: 40 IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: G020 - UL Soc Sci GER (86cr)
G036 - Social Science Div GER (01cr)
N008 - BM Social Science (95cr)
N017 - BM Social Science (01cr)
S036 - Psychology Course
UD04 - Division of Social Sciences
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: PSYC 100 or sophomore standing
Description: An introduction to the physiological and psychological processes by which we receive, transform, and use the information from the world acquired through our senses. Special emphasis on visual and auditory perception to allow a more in-depth study of two perceptual systems and to provide information useful to those interested in the visual arts and music.

375 INTRODUCTION TO PHONETICS Active
  Long Title: Introduction to Phonetics  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: LING 370 Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: 15 IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A005 - Cross-Listed Course
G020 - UL Soc Sci GER (86cr)
G036 - Social Science Div GER (01cr)
N008 - BM Social Science (95cr)
N017 - BM Social Science (01cr)
S036 - Psychology Course
UD04 - Division of Social Sciences
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: LING 150, PSYC 340, or consent of instructor
Description: An introduction to the science of speech sounds, focusing on descriptive and experimental studies of articulation and speech acoustics. Laboratory demonstrations of speech production, acoustical analysis, and speech synthesis are combined with lecture/demonstrations to relate phonetics research to theories of phonology and language acquisition.

420 CLINICAL & AFFECTIVE NEUROSCI Active
  Long Title: Clinical and Affective Neuroscience  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: 20 IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: G020 - UL Soc Sci GER (86cr)
G036 - Social Science Div GER (01cr)
N008 - BM Social Science (95cr)
N017 - BM Social Science (01cr)
S036 - Psychology Course
UD04 - Division of Social Sciences
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL04 - Advanced Course
Prerequisites: NESC 200, PSYC 348, or PSYC 365
Description: This course focuses on advanced topics in neuroscience involving emotion. We will explore emerging knowledge of the brain's involvement in emotional behaviors, including physiological and psychological states. Course topics include: neural plasticity, human neuroscience methods, emotions, and pathophysiology of affective disorders.

525 BRAIN & BEHAVIOR II (NO LAB) Active
  Long Title: Brain and Behavior II (no lab)  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: G020 - UL Soc Sci GER (86cr)
G036 - Social Science Div GER (01cr)
N008 - BM Social Science (95cr)
N017 - BM Social Science (01cr)
S036 - Psychology Course
UD04 - Division of Social Sciences
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL04 - Advanced Course
Prerequisites: PSYC 360
Description: This course is identical in content to PSYC 530, but it has no laboratory. An examination of the interrelationships between the brain and behavior. Topics include sleep, language, motivation, emotions, learning, and mental disorders.

540 TOPICS IN PSYCHOLOGY OF LANG Active
  Long Title: Topics in the Psychology of Language  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: PSYC 540 Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: 15 IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A005 - Cross-Listed Course
A015 - Topics Course
G020 - UL Soc Sci GER (86cr)
G036 - Social Science Div GER (01cr)
N008 - BM Social Science (95cr)
N017 - BM Social Science (01cr)
S036 - Psychology Course
UD04 - Division of Social Sciences
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL04 - Advanced Course
Prerequisites:
Description: An examination of the nature and structure of language, integrating knowledge from linguistics, psychology, neurophysiology, and sociology. Focus on the psychological theories and experimental evidence about language production and perception.

545 GESTURE STUDIES Active
  Long Title: Gesture Studies  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: COSC 545 Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A005 - Cross-Listed Course
G020 - UL Soc Sci GER (86cr)
G036 - Social Science Div GER (01cr)
N008 - BM Social Science (95cr)
N017 - BM Social Science (01cr)
S036 - Psychology Course
UD04 - Division of Social Sciences
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL04 - Advanced Course
Prerequisites: One 200-level course in linguistics or psychology, or consent of the instructor
Description: Gesture studies is an interdisciplinary field that examines the use of the hands and other parts of the body in communication and cognition. In this seminar we discuss studies of gesture types, universals, and variations; gesture development; gesture production and perception; relations of gesture to thought and language (spoken and signed); and functions of gesture in human interaction, problem-solving, and learning.

580 TOPICS IN NEUROSCIENCE Active
  Long Title: Topics in Neuroscience  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: BIOL 340 Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A005 - Cross-Listed Course
A015 - Topics Course
G020 - UL Soc Sci GER (86cr)
G036 - Social Science Div GER (01cr)
G050 - Speaking Intensive GER (01cr)
N008 - BM Social Science (95cr)
N017 - BM Social Science (01cr)
S036 - Psychology Course
UD04 - Division of Social Sciences
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL04 - Advanced Course
Prerequisites: CHEM 116, BIOL 150 and one course in psychology; or PSYC 360 and one course in biology; or consent of instructor
Description: A study of the nervous system from the perspectives of psychology and biology. Topics vary year to year and may include glial cells, neural development, and the evolution of nervous systems and neurotransmitter systems. Lecture only. May be repeated when topic is different.

Topic for Fall 2022: The Science of Psychedelics
Prerequisites: CHEM 116, BIOL 150 and either NESC 200 or PSYC 348, or consent of instructor
The field of psychedelic science is rapidly expanding with increasing numbers of preclinical and clinical investigations being initiated each year. In this course we will take a look at the history of psychedelic science, dive into how psychedelics impact the brain, and explore current studies investigating the therapeutic potential of these substances. Compounds covered will include psilocybin, LSD, MDMA, and others. Students will have the opportunity to engage deeply with the history, regulations, neuropharmacology, and current science of a chosen psychedelic.