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Continuing Education Programs

Neuroscience-Let's Explore the Brain

Our understanding of the brain and how it functions has expanded at an astonishing rate. In this class, you will begin to understand the basic components of the nervous system and how those components work together to influence thoughts and behaviors. Questions that will be the focus of this class will include the following: Why do we have a brain? What happens when the brain doesn’t work the way it should? How does the brain learn?

Class activities will include discussions, examination of human brains and sheep brain dissections.  


Program Dates

  • Saturday, April 21, 2018 from 10:00 AM-4:00 PM


Registration and Fees

Tuition is $130.00 per course which includes lunch and all program materials. Register now.



A limited number of needs-based scholarships are available.  To apply, follow the instructions on this application.


Registration and Payment Notes

We accept online payment via electronic check, VISA, MasterCard, Discover and American Express through MarketPlace, a secure electronic environment that simplifies business transactions with the university. Follow the MarketPlace prompts to complete payment. Your transaction is only complete when you receive an order number, which is your receipt of payment. Your seat is not guaranteed until payment is received and you receive an order number.

Once you have paid and are enrolled, you will be emailed location information about one week before the program begins.