BIO340

Biopsychology

Biopsychology

Course Description

This course will examine the development and function of the brain.

This course is the first in a two part series covering a general study of life processes, emphasizing basic concepts of biology suitable as a general education elective for non-science majors.

Highly Recommended Prerequisite: High School Diploma or equivalent and Psychology I (PSY102) or equivalent

Course Offerings

  • In-Person Lecture (BIO341): 4 credits

  • Self-Paced Online Lecture (Asynchronous) (BIO341): 4 credit

Course Structure

Lectures

Classes begin with intensive lectures (up to five hours) led by experienced instructors. Through a mix of presentations and small-group discussions, students learn to tie key foundational concepts to clinical practice and other real-world applications.

Labs

Lab courses provide hands-on experiences that complement the lectures. SCU students enjoy dedicated resources, including chemistry, microbiology, and anatomy labs.

Student Support

Tutoring in any subject is available to fit student schedules. SCU students can also take advantage of exclusive health sciences workshops and symposiums offered by the University.

This course is typically needed for:

  • Nursing Programs
  • Physical Therapy Programs
  • Pharmacy Programs
  • Occupational Therapy Programs
  • Medical Schools
  • Veterinary Programs
  • Dentistry Programs
  • Chiropractic Programs
  • Optometry Programs

Available Formats

All classes at SCU are recorded the same way on transcripts, there is no indication of format.

On-Campus Lecture
  • Online
    • Interactive Online Lecture (Synchronous)
    • Interactive Online Lab (Synchronous)
    • Interactive Online Lecture (Synchronous) & Lab
    • Self-Paced Online Lecture (Asynchronous) & Interactive Online Lab (Synchronous)
    • Self-Paced Online Lecture (Asynchronous) & Lab
  • On-Campus (Currently Unavailable)
    • On-Campus Lecture
    • On-Campus Lab
    • On-Campus Lecture & Lab
  • Online & On-Campus (Currently Unavailable)
    • Self-Paced Online Lecture (Asynchronous) & On-Campus Lab
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Transferable Single Course Credits

Our regionally accredited courses are designed to meet the standard requirements for most healthcare graduate programs. Before enrolling, check to confirm with your institution that your course will transfer.

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