Please note: The information displayed here is current as of Sunday, April 19, 2015, but the official Course Catalog should be used for all official planning.

2014-2015 Course Catalog

Required for the neuroscience major

  1. The following core courses:
    • Biology 130: Integrative Biology: Cells to Organisms
    • Biology 150: Integrative Biology: Organisms to Ecosystems
    • Biology 242: Comparative Physiology
    • Biology 340/Psychology 580: Topics in Neuroscience
    • Chemistry 116: Principles of Chemistry
    • Psychology 350: Psychopharmacology and Behavior
    • Psychology 360: Brain and Behavior I
    • Psychology 420: Clinical and Affective Neuroscience
  2. Two courses from the following group:
    • Biology 325: Cell Biology
    • Biology 354: Molecular Biology
    • Biology 444 or Chemistry 340: Biochemistry
    • Biology 453: Developmental Biology
  3. Two courses from the following group:
    • Biology 200: Animal Behavior
    • Biology 240: Morphogenesis of the Vertebrates
    • Psychology 290: Developmental Psychopathology
    • Psychology 370: Perception
    • Psychology 380: Learning and Conditioning
  4. A statistics-based class from one of the following:
    • Biology 170: Experimental Design and Analysis
    • Mathematics 107 or 117: Elementary Statistics
    • Mathematics 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:
    • Biology 130: Integrative Biology: Cells to Organisms
    • Biology 150: Integrative Biology: Organisms to Ecosystems
    • Biology 242: Comparative Physiology
    • *Biology 340/Psychology 580: Topics in Neuroscience
    • Chemistry 116: Principles of Chemistry
    • Psychology 360: Brain and Behavior I
    • Psychology 420: Clinical and Affective Neuroscience
  2. A statistics-based class from one of the following:
    • Biology 170: Experimental Design and Analysis
    • Mathematics 107 or 117: Elementary Statistics
    • Mathematics 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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