Please note: The information displayed here is current as of Friday, December 9, 2016, but the official Course Catalog should be used for all official planning.

2016-2017 Course Catalog

Required for the neuroscience major

  1. The following core courses:
    1. BIOL 130: Integrative Biology: Cells to Organisms
    2. BIOL 150: Integrative Biology: Organisms to Ecosystems
    3. BIOL 242: Comparative Physiology
    4. BIOL 340/PSYC 580: Topics in Neuroscience
    5. CHEM 116: Principles of Chemistry
    6. PSYC 350: Psychopharmacology and Behavior
    7. PSYC 360: Brain and Behavior I
    8. PSYC 420: Clinical and Affective Neuroscience
  2. Two courses from the following group:
    • BIOL 325: Cell Biology
    • BIOL 354: Molecular Biology
    • BIOL 444 or CHEM 340: Biochemistry
    • BIOL 453: Developmental Biology
  3. Two courses from the following group:
    • BIOL 200: Animal Behavior
    • BIOL 240: Morphogenesis of the Vertebrates
    • PSYC 290: Developmental Psychopathology
    • PSYC 370: Perception
    • PSYC 380: Learning and Conditioning
  4. A statistics-based class from one of the following:
    • BIOL 170: Experimental Design and Analysis
    • MATH 107 or 117: Elementary Statistics
    • MATH 207: Introduction to Probability and Statistics
  5. Senior Experience: Students majoring in neuroscience will work closely with neuroscience program faculty to develop a Senior Experience. Students may develop a Senior Experience from the psychology senior capstone, biology senior capstone, or a neuroscience independent study. Departmental and instructor approval are required to take a senior capstone.

Required for the neuroscience minor

  1. The following core courses:
    1. BIOL 130: Integrative Biology: Cells to Organisms
    2. BIOL 150: Integrative Biology: Organisms to Ecosystems
    3. BIOL 242: Comparative Physiology
    4. *BIOL 340/PSYC 580: Topics in Neuroscience
    5. CHEM 116: Principles of Chemistry
    6. PSYC 360: Brain and Behavior I
    7. PSYC 420: Clinical and Affective Neuroscience
  2. A statistics-based class from one of the following:
    • BIOL 170: Experimental Design and Analysis
    • MATH 107 or 117: Elementary Statistics
    • MATH 207: Introduction to Probability and Statistics

*Pre-requisite for BIOL 340/PSYC 580 will be either:

  • BIOL 242 and one PSYC course
  • PSYC 360 and one BIOL course
    or
  • consent of the instructor

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