Neuroscience, Bachelor of Science

Requirements

Required Neuroscience Fundamentals Courses (Core)
NEUR 1520INTRODUCTION TO NEUROSCIENCE I3
NEUR 1540INTRODUCTION TO NEUROSCIENCE II3
PSYC 3130STATISTICS FOR THE BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES3
PSYC 3140METHODS OF PSYCHOLOGICAL INQUIRY3
BIOL 1450BIOLOGY I5
BIOL 1750BIOLOGY II5
BIOL 2140GENETICS 14
Select one of the following sequences of natural sciences courses with labs (or their equivalents at higher levels) for a minimum of 10 credit hours in chemistry or physics:10
Sequence 1:
FUNDAMENTALS OF COLLEGE CHEMISTRY
and FUNDAMENTALS OF COLLEGE CHEMISTRY LABORATORY 2
FUNDAMENTALS OF ORGANIC CHEMISTRY
and FUNDAMENTALS OF ORGANIC CHEMISTRY LABORATORY
Sequence 2:
GENERAL PHYSICS I WITH ALGEBRA
and GENERAL PHYSICS LABORATORY I
GENERAL PHYSICS
and GENERAL PHYSICS LABORATORY II
Mathematics Requirements
Although not required, Calculus is strongly recommended—and may be a prerequisite for advanced courses in neuroscience—especially the following:
CALCULUS FOR BIOMEDICINE
Advanced Neuroscience Lecture and Lab Course
NEUR 4200ADVANCED NEUROSCIENCE LABORATORY3
Select one of the following lecture courses (that has not already been used to satisfy the Supporting Neuroscience Elective Courses requirement):3
HORMONES & BEHAVIOR
SYSTEMS NEUROSCIENCE
SOCIAL NEUROSCIENCE
MOLECULAR AND CELLULAR BIOLOGY
GENES, BRAIN, AND BEHAVIOR
Total Credits42

Supporting Neuroscience Elective Courses

In addition to the required core courses, 12 credit hours as a combination from the Block I and Block II lists below must be selected. At least 3 credits must come from Block I and at least 3 credits must come from Block II. The remaining minimum of 6 credits can be taken from either Block I or II.

Block I Neuroscience Electives: Molecular and Cellular Neuroscience
NEUR 4000SYSTEMS NEUROSCIENCE3
NEUR 4290NEUROETHOLOGY3
NEUR 4870MOLECULAR AND CELLULAR BIOLOGY3
NEUR/BIOL 4890GENES, BRAIN, AND BEHAVIOR3
NEUR 4900SPECIAL TOPICS IN NEUROSCIENCE (with a Molecular/Cellular topic)1-3
Block II Neuroscience Electives: Integrative Behavioral Neuroscience
NEUR 3500BIOLOGICAL PRINCIPLES OF AGING3
NEUR 4330SOCIAL NEUROSCIENCE3
NEUR 4900SPECIAL TOPICS IN NEUROSCIENCE (with an Integrative/Behavioral topic)1-3
PSYC 4090COGNITIVE NEUROSCIENCE3
PSYC 4210SENSATION AND PERCEPTION (online course not acceptable toward neuroscience)3
PSYC 4230BEHAVIORAL NEUROSCIENCE3
PSYC 4250/PHIL 3250LIMITS OF CONSCIOUSNESS3
PSYC/BIOL 4270ANIMAL BEHAVIOR3
PSYC/BIOL 4320HORMONES & BEHAVIOR3

Students must complete 15 credits worth of a cognate set of courses (see below), or may choose a minor of at least 15 hours. Six (6) hours of cognate coursework may double-count with your Gen Ed requirements. No more than 6 hours of cognate coursework may be at the 1000 level. Note that some classes have prerequisites.

ANTH 1050INTRODUCTION TO ANTHROPOLOGY3
ANTH 3910INTRODUCTION TO PHYSICAL ANTHROPOLOGY3
ANTH 4230ETHNOMEDICINES OF THE AMERICAS3
ANTH 4240MEDICAL ANTHROPOLOGY3
BIOI 1000INTRODUCTION TO BIOINFORMATICS3
BIOI 2000FOUNDATIONS OF BIOINFORMATICS3
BIOL 2740HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY AND ANATOMY I4
BIOL 2840HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY AND ANATOMY II4
BIOL 3020MOLECULAR BIOLOGY OF THE CELL3
BIOL 3240INTRODUCTION TO IMMUNOLOGY3
BIOL 3740HISTOLOGY4
BIOL 4110STATISTICS FOR BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES4
BIOL 4130MOLECULAR GENETICS4
BIOL 4140CELLULAR BIOLOGY4
BIOL 4230ORGANIC EVOLUTION3
BIOL 4260BEHAVIORAL ECOLOGY3
BIOL 4650
BIOL 4654
BIOCHEMISTRY I
and BIOCHEMISTRY I LABORATORY
4
BIOL 4730VERTEBRATE ENDOCRINOLOGY3
BIOL 4740ANIMAL PHYSIOLOGY3
BIOL 4850DEVELOPMENTAL BIOLOGY3
BIOL 4860COMPARATIVE GENOMICS3
BIOL 4960ADVANCED GENETICS3
BMCH 2400HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY & ANATOMY I4
BMCH 2500HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY AND ANATOMY II4
BMCH 4100BIOINSPIRED ROBOTICS3
CHEM 3650
CHEM 3654
FUNDAMENTALS OF BIOCHEMISTRY
and FUNDAMENTALS OF BIOCHEMISTRY LABORATORY
4
CHEM 4610BIOCHEMISTRY OF METABOLISM4
CHEM 4650
CHEM 4654
BIOCHEMISTRY I
and BIOCHEMISTRY I LABORATORY
4
CSCI 1200
CSCI 1204
COMPUTER SCIENCE PRINCIPLES
and COMPUTER SCIENCE PRINCIPLES LABORATORY
4
MATH 1940CALCULUS FOR BIOMEDICINE5
ENVN 4320ECOLOGICAL SUSTAINABILITY AND HUMAN HEALTH3
PHIL 1210CRITICAL REASONING3
PHIL 2020INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY OF MIND3
PHIL 3650PHILOSOPHY OF MIND3
PHYS 3300INTRODUCTION TO BIOMEDICAL PHYSICS3
PHYS 3500ELEMENTS OF ELECTRONICS3
PHYS 4500BIOLOGICAL PHYSICS3
PSYC 1010INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY I3
PSYC 1020INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY II4
PSYC 3520CHILD PSYCHOLOGY3
PSYC 4020LEARNING3
PSYC 4024LABORATORY IN PSYCHOLOGY: LEARNING3
PSYC 4234LABORATORY IN PSYCHOLOGY: BEHAVIORAL NEUROSCIENCE3
PSYC/BIOL 4280ANIMAL BEHAVIOR LABORATORY3
PSYC 4440ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY3
PSYC 4460PSYCHOLOGY OF ADULT DEVELOPMENT AND AGING3
PSYC 4470MENTAL HEALTH AND AGING3
PSYC 4960INDEPENDENT STUDY IN PSYCHOLOGY1-6
PSYC 4990SENIOR THESIS3-6