Sep 24, 2021  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

Neuroscience, B.S.


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A minimum of 120 credit hours is required for a Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience.

Core Requirements (46 to 49 credits)


Major Requirements


60 Credits:

Electives


17 to 20 Credits

Notes


To earn a Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience, students must complete a minimum of 120 credit hours. Students must also earn a major GPA of 2.0, and a cumulative GPA of 2.0.

Students who desire to pursue graduate education in one of the following disciplines should consult the graduate school they plan to attend for information about additional prerequisites. The course lists below can serve as an initial roadmap to the proper pre-requisites.

Graduate Degree in Molecular/Cellular Neuroscience: BIOL 221 ,PSYCH 220 ,BIOL 420 ,PSYCH 399 /PSYCH 498 ,CHEM 202 ,BIOCH 405 ,PHYS 101 ,PHYS 102 , BIOL 311 ,PSYCH 365 

Graduate Degree in Behavioral Neuroscience:PSYCH 220 ,BIOL 250 ,BIOL 221 ,PSYCH 399 /PSYCH 498 ,PSYCH 365 ,NEURO 240 ,PSYCH 203 ,PSYCH 230  

Graduate Degree in Computational Neuroscience: CMSCI 125 ,DATA 220 ,PHYS 101 ,PHYS 102 ,MATH 247 , PSYCH 399 /PSYCH 498  

Medical School: BIOL 221 ,BIOL 298 ,BIOL 299 ,CHEM 202 ,BIOCH 405 ,PHYS 101 ,PHYS 102 ,MATH 247 ,BIOL 420 ,PSYCH 203  

 

 

Sample Four Year Sequence


Freshman Year

Fall Semester

FSYM 101 The First Year Symposium (3)  

World Languages I (3)

PSYCH 100 - Foundations of Psychology (3)   

BIOL 110 - Introduction to Biology I (4)  

CMSCI 120 - Introduction to Computer Science I (3)  

16 Credits

Spring Semester

PHIL 103 Foundations of Philosophy (3)  

WCIV 102 Origins of the West (3)  

World Language II (3)

BIOL 111 Introduction to Biology II (4)  

Elective (3)

16 Credits

 

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester

PHIL 203 Philosophy in the Modern Age (3)  

WCIV 201 The Western Imagination: the Renaissance to the Great War (3)  

MATH 211 Mathematical Thinking (3)  

PSYCH 200 Research Methods and Statistics (3)   

CHEM 101 CHEM 101 - General Chemistry I (4)   

16 Credits

Spring Semester

AMER 202 America in the World (3)  

THEOL 220 Foundations of Theology: Faith and Revelation (3)  

NEURO 209 Behavioral Neuroscience (4)  

CHEM 102 General Chemistry II (4)  

14 Credits

Junior Year

Fall Semester

ARMO 300 Modernity in Visual Art (3)  or ENMO 300 Modernity in Literature (3)  or MUMO 300 Modernity in Music (3)  or THMO 300 Modernity in Theatre (3)  

THEOL 320 Encountering Christ (3)  

NEURO 370 Methods in Neuroscience (3)  

CHEM 201 Organic Chemistry (4)  

13 Credits

Spring Semester

PHIL 300 Ethics and Human Good (3)  or THEOL 300 Ethics and the Human Good (3)  

XXGE 3XX Global Encounters Course (3)

PSYCH 390 Research Preparation (3)  

Major Elective 1 (3)

Major Elective 2 (3)

15 Credits

 

Senior Year

Fall Semester

PSYCH 498 Senior Methods Seminar (3)  

NEURO 411 Advanced Seminar in Neuroscience (3)  

DATA 200 Introduction to Data Science (3)  

Major Elective 3 (3)

Elective (3)

15 Credits

Spring Semester

Elective (3)

Elective (3)

Elective (3)

Elective (3)

Elective (3)

15 Credits

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