Neuroscience Major: Degree Requirements

Total Credits Required for Degree 124


Liberal Studies 30-40

Health Promotion Requirements 2


Core Courses  33

PY 100S Psychology as a Natural Science [III] or 4

     PY 100L Psychology as a Natural Science with Laboratory (4 cr.) [III] or

     PY 100H Honors Psychology as a Natural Science (4 cr.) [III]

BI 111 Introductory Biology: Principles [III] 4

BI 202 Human Physiology 5

PY 204 Physiological Psychology [III] 4

PY 211 Learning 4

BI 218 Introduction to Cell and Molecular Biology 4

PY 404 Advanced Physiological Psychology 4

BI 420 Neuroscience 4


Choose a Concentration:  

Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience Concentration  31-33

BI 112 Introductory Biology: Diversity [III] 4

BI 215 Principles of Evolution 4

BI 312 Genetics 4

BI 406 Advanced Cell Biology 4

BI 417 Comparative Vertebrate Neuroanatomy 4

BI 425 Endocrinology 3

BI 498 Directed Studies in Biology (1-4 cr.) or 2

     BI 499 Internship (1-6 cr.)

Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience Concentration Electives  6-8

BI 201 Human Anatomy (3 cr.)

BI 221 Comparative Anatomy (4 cr.)

BI 225 Physiology of Aging (3 cr.)

BI 327 Animal Physiology (4 cr.)

BI 391 Laboratory Experience (1-2 cr.)

BI 412 Biostatistics (4 cr.)

BI 413 Biochemistry of Development (4 cr.)

BI 418 Molecular Biology (4 cr.)

BI 419 Biology of Cancer (4 cr.)

BI 426 Human Histology (4 cr.)

PY 303 Human Neuropsychology (4 cr.)

PY 309 Psychopharmacology (4 cr.)

PY 311 Thinking and Cognition (4 cr.)

PY 410 Sensation and Perception (4 cr.)

PY 441 Individual Differences in Development (4 cr.)

SL 459 Cognitive Neuroscience (4 cr.)

 

Behavioral and Cognitive Neuroscience Concentration  26

PY 303 Human Neuropsychology 4

PY 311 Thinking and Cognition 4

PY 309 Psychopharmacology or 4

     PY 410 Sensation and Perception (4 cr.) or

     PY 441 Individual Differences in Development (4 cr.)

SL 459 Cognitive Neuroscience 4

PY 498 Directed Research/Directed Study (1-4 cr.) 2

Behavioral and Cognitive Neuroscience Concentration Electives  8

BI 215 Principles of Evolution (4 cr.)

BI 221 Comparative Anatomy (4 cr.)

BI 312 Genetics (4 cr.)

BI 406 Advanced Cell Biology (4 cr.)

BI 417 Comparative Vertebrate Neuroanatomy (4 cr.)

BI 425 Endocrinology (3 cr.)

PY 205 Introduction to Research Methods in Psychology (4 cr.)

PY 302 Causes and Control of Aggression (4 cr.)

PY 305 Psychological Statistics (4 cr.) [V]

PY 309 Psychopharmacology (4 cr.)

PY 355 Abnormal Psychology (4 cr.)

PY 410 Sensation and Perception (4 cr.)

PY 441 Individual Differences in Development (4 cr.)


Other Required Courses  10

CH 111 General Chemistry I [III] 5

CH 112 General Chemistry II [III] 5


Minor  20-24

Select one of these options: 1) integrative science minor; 2) pre-professional minor; 3) chemistry, physics, or math minor. If option 3, it is recommended that the student take 8 additional credits from science areas outside of the selected minor.