Courses

Please consult the online course catalog for complete course information.

Course registration information can be found at https://sis.jhu.edu/classes/

Behavioral Biology Core Courses (Required of All Majors)

  • 200.141 Foundations of Brain, Behavior, and Cognition, Fall and Spring
  • 290.101 Human Origins, Spring
  • 200.208 Animal Behavior, Fall
  • 080.250 Neuroscience Lab, Fall and Spring

Fall 2020

Course NumberCourse NameInstructorDay/TimeLimitFocusPreReqs Brief
AS.050.332Developmental Cognitive NeuroscienceLandauMW 1:30-2:4515BiobehavioralCognition, Cognitive Development, Intro to Developmental Psychology or Intro to Cognitive Neuropsychology
AS.080.250Neuroscience LaboratoryTrageser/
Sterbing-D'Angelo
T 1:30-4:20
W 1:30-4:20
Th 1:30-4:20
F 1:30-4:20
20 (4 sections)CORE
AS.080.301Behavioral Assessment of Animal Models of Cognition and Neuropsychiatric DisordersSmithMWF 12:00-12:5030BiobehavioralFBBC or Neuro Cellular/Systems 2
AS.080.308NeuroeconomicsTrageserWF 12:00-1:1555BiobehavioralFBBC or Neuro Cellular/Systems 2 or Intro to the Human Brain
AS.080.370The Cerebellum: Is it just for motor control?DesmondTTh 10:30-11:4519BiobehavioralNeuro Cellular/Systems 2 and Neuroscience Cognitive
AS.150.219Introduction to Bioethics (writing intensive)BokMWF 12:00-12:5020 (14 sections)Social
AS.200.141Foundations of Brain, Behavior and CognitionSmithTTh 9-10:15150CORE
AS.200.204Human SexualityKraftW 1:30-3:50 OR W 4:00-6:2030 (2 sections)Social
AS.200.208Animal BehaviorBohnTTh 12-12:5070COREFBBC, Human Origins Recommended
AS.200.222Positive PsychologyHalberdaTTh 3:00-4:1560Social
AS.200.333Advanced Social PsychologyDrigotasW 1:30-3:5019SocialPsychology majors or minors
AS.200.334Human Memory PsychologyChenTh 1:30-419BiobehavioralJuniors and Seniors
AS.200.335How Does the Brain Predict the Future HimbergerTTh 10:30-11:4518BiobehavioralFBBC or Neuro Cellular/Systems 2
AS.200.376NeuropyschopharmacologySterbing-D'AngeloTTh 12-1:1550BiobehavioralFBBC & Cell Bio or Neuro Cellular/Systems 2
AS.200.380Neurobiology of Human CognitionBednyT 1:30-3:5019BiobehavioralFBBC
AS.200.382Models of Psychotherapy (writing intensive)PapadakisTTh 1:30-2:4519SocialAbnormal Psychology
AS.250.351Reproductive PhysiologyZirkinW 3:00-4:45100BiobehavioralJuniors and Seniors
AS.270.336Freshwater SystemsKellyMWF 11-11:5025BiobehavioralIntro to Global Environmental Change or Intro to Sustainability
AS.270.338Field Methods in Ecology
*Required Pre-requisites: AS.270.308 OR EN.570.205
Avolio/SzlaveczF 1:30-4:2010Biobehavioral
AS.280.335The Environment of Your HealthBressler, Latshaw, YagerTTh 3:00-4:15120SocialPHS, GECS, ENVS and MolCell majors have 1st priority for enrollment
AS.290.303Animal Communication (writing intensive)BohnTTh 3-4:1519BiobehavioralAnimal Behavior and FBBC
AS.290.304Comparative NeuroanatomyBalanoffMW 3-4:1530BiobehavioralFBBC or Neuro Cellular/Systems 2
AS.290.420Human Sexual OrientationKraftW 6:30-8:5030Social
AS.290.490Senior Seminar: Behavioral BiologyStaffW 9-9:5015SEMINAR
AS.376.407Music and Evolution
(writing intensive)
TolbertTBD15Social

Spring 2020

Course NumberConcentrationCourse NameFacultyDay/TimeLimitBrief PreReqs
AS.020.367BiobehavioralPrimate Adaptation and EvolutionPerryTTh 10:30-11:4535
AS.020.375BiobehavioralHuman AnatomySt. ClairTTh 3:00-4:15125
AS.050.339BiobehavioralCognitive DevelopmentYarmolinskayaTTh 3-4:1520
AS.080.250CORENeuroscience LaboratoryTrageser/Sterbing-D'AngeloT 1:30-4:20
W 1:30-4:20
Th 1:30-4:20
F1:30-4:30
80 (4 sections of 20)
AS.080.304BiobehavioralNeuroscience Learning and MemoryBakkerTTh 4:30-5:4545FBBC or Neuro Cellular/Systems 2
AS.080.328BiobehavioralBehavioral Neuroscience LabSmithMW 10:30-11:45; TTh 10:30-11:4524 (2 sections of 12)FBBC or Neuro Cellular/Systems 2
AS.180.345SocialRationality: Meaning and MeasurementQuahT 3-5:3012Microeconomic Theory
AS.180.389SocialSocial Policy Implications of Behavioral EconomicsPapageorgeTTh 9-10:1525Microeconomic Theory and Econometrics
AS.200.141COREFoundations of Brain, Behavior and CognitionSmithTTh 9-10:15300
AS.200.204SocialHuman Sexuality KraftW 1:30-3:5040
AS.200.304Biobehavioral Neuroscience of Decision MakingStuphornTTh 12-1:1519Neuro Cellular/Systems 2
AS.200.317SocialInterpersonal RelationsDrigotasMW 1:30-2:4525Intro to Social Psychology
AS.200.321SocialChild and Adolescent PsychopathologyPapadakisTTh 1:30-2:4540Abnormal Psychology
AS.200.329BiobehavioralReal World Human Data: Analysis & VisualizationChenTTh 10:30-11;4519
AS.200.344BiobehavioralBehavioral EndocrinologyBohnTTh 1:30-2:4570FBBC or Neuro Cellular/Systems 2 or GenBio1 & 2
AS.200.370BiobehavioralFunctional Human NeuroanatomyCourtney-FaruqeeWF 1:30-2:4550Neuro Cellular/Systems 2
AS.200.377Biobehavioral
Neuroethology
Sterbing-D'AngeloTTh 12-1:1515
AS.200.385BiobehavioralMind, Brain and Experience (writing intensive)BednyT 1:30-3:5019FBBC
AS.270.310BiobehavioralEvolution and Development of VertebratesBeverTTh 3-4:1520
AS.280.335SocialThe Environment and Your Health
Bressler, LatshawTTh 3-4:15120PHS, GECS, ENVS majors have 1st priority for enrollment
AS.290.101COREHuman OriginsBalanoffTTh 3-4:15120
AS.290.420SocialOrigins of Human Sexual Orientation KraftW 4-6:2025