NEUROSCIENCE


Division of Teacher Education & Behavioral Sciences
Leonard Decker, Ph.D., Chair

Division of Molecular, Health & Life Sciences
Fred B. Schnee, Ph.D., Chair

Requirements for the major in Neuroscience (B.S.):
Summer research experience is highly recommended for Neuroscience majors. See the Center for Experiential Learning for more information on internship possibilities. The required and supporting courses for the Neuroscience major must be completed with a cumulative 2.0 GPA. Beyond the requirements listed below, some additional recommended electives are as follows:
L.BIO-260      Human Anatomy & Physiology-AH
L.BIO-420      Vertebrate Physiology
L.CHE-233     Organic Chemistry I
L.CHE-234     Organic Chemistry II
L.CHE-335     Biochemistry
EITHER         
             L.CIT-110       Computing & Information Technology Basics
OR
             L.CIT-111       Accelerated Computing & Information Technology Basics

L.MAT-150    Calculus of One Variable I-FM
L.PSY-221      Abnormal Psychology
L.PHY-211     Elements of Physics II
 
Req Course Cr's
1   L.BIO-115: Principles of Biology I 4
2   L.BIO-116: Principles of Biology II 4
3   L.BIO-250: Genetics 4
4   L.BIO-279: Experimental Design/Biostatistics-AH* 3
5   L.CHE-111: General Chemistry I 4
6   L.CHE-112: General Chemistry II 4
7   L.MAT-117+: Pre-Calculus-FM or higher 3 to 4
8   L.NEU-145: Introductory Neuroscience 3
9   L.NEU-490: Senior Seminar I 1
10   L.NEU-491: Senior Seminar II 1
11   L.PHY-210+: Elements of Physics or above 4 to 5
12   L.PSY-101: Intro to Psychology 3
13   L.PSY-331: Physiological Psychology 3
Select up to three credits from Req 14
14   L.NEU-390/L.PSY-351: Resrch Experience / Adv Resrch Mthds 1
14   L.NEU-390/L.PSY-351: Resrch Experience / Adv Resrch Mthds 1
14   L.NEU-390/L.PSY-351: Resrch Experience / Adv Resrch Mthds 1
Select one from Req 15
15   L.NEU-281: Exploring the Brain Through TBI 3
15   L.NEU-311: Hormones & Behavior 3
15   L.NEU-XXX: TBA 3
Select two from Req 16
16   L.NEU-211: Techniques in Neuroendocrinology 3
16   L.NEU-281: Exploring the Brain Through TBI 3
16   L.NEU-311: Hormones & Behavior 3
16   L.NEU-XXX: TBA 3
16   L.PHI-318: Theory and Practice of Bioethics-AV 3
16   L.PHI-319: Neuroethics-AV 3
16   L.PSY-231: Sensation and Perception 3
16   L.PSY-285: Drugs and Behavior-AH 3
16   L.PSY-332: Learning and Cognition 3
16   L.PSY-333: Motivation and Emotion 3
54 to 56 total required credits
 

* L.PSY-211/L.PSY-212 Research Methods & Statistics I & II (8) can replace the L.BIO-279: Experimental Design/Biostatistics-AH requirement.
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