Neuroscience Major Requirements

Core Courses (required by both tracks)

General Biology (BIOL 101 and 102)
General Chemistry (CHEM 103 and 104 or 105)
Applied Statistics (STAT 113)
Introductory Psychology (PSYC 100 or 101)
Organic Chemistry (CHEM 221)
Introduction to Neuroscience (NRSCI 288)
Advanced Neuroscience (NRSCI 389)
 

Cellular Neuroscience Track

One of the following for Biology:

Research Methods in Cell Biology (BIOL 252) or

Research Methods in Fluorescence and Confocal Microscopy (BIOL 392) or

Research Methods in Molecular Biology (BIOL 395)

Plus three additional units (at least two with lab) from:


Genetics (BIOL 245 or 246)
Introduction to Cell Biology (BIOL 250)
Research Methods in Cell Biology with Lab (BIOL 252)
Biochemistry (BIOL/BIOCH/CHEM 309)
Developmental Biology (BIOL 312)
Immunology with Lab (BIOL 333)
Anatomy and Physiology I with Lab (BIOL 341)
Anatomy and Physiology II with Lab (BIOL 351)
General and Comparative Endocrinology (BIOL 370)
Cellular Mechanisms of Memory (BIOL/NRSCI 387)
Drugs and the Brain with Lab (BIOL/NRSCI 388)
Research Methods in Flour & Confocal Micros with Lab (BIOL 392)
Research Methods in Molecular Biology (BIOL 395)
Current Topics in Neuroscience (BIOL/NRSCI 399)
Advanced Biochemistry (BIOCH/CHEM 415)
Senior Year Experience (up to 1 unit)
 

Behavioral Neuroscience Track

Research Methods in Psychology (PSYC 205)

Plus any three courses (at least two with lab) from:

Biology/Neuroscience

Anatomy & Physiology I with Lab (BIOL 341)
Anatomy & Physiology II with Lab (BIOL 351)
Behavioral Ecology (BIOL 357)
General and Comparative Endocrinology (BIOL 370)
Drugs and the Brain with Lab (BIOL/NRSCI 388)
Current Topics in Neuroscience (BIOL/NRSCI 399)

Psychology

Sensation and Perception with or without Lab (PSYC 327)
Fundamentals of Learning with or without Lab (PSYC 401)
Memory and Cognition with or without Lab (PSYC 402)
Animal Behavior with or without Lab (PSYC 432)
Human Neuropsychology (NRSCI/PSYC 438)
Behavioral Neuroscience (NRSCI/PSYC)

Senior Year Experience (up to 1 unit)

 

PLUS One Unit from other track or Ancillary Course List

Ancillary Course List:

Lab Animals (BIOL/NRSCI/PSYC 232; 0.5 unit)
Neuroscience of Fear (BIOL/NRSCI/PSYC 247 D)
Cross Cultural Healing (BIOL 412)
Abnormal Psychology (PSYC 317)
Developmental Disabilities (PSYC 442)
Introduction to Computer Programming (CS 140)
Approved SPTP Course
Approved Abroad Course
Hormones and Behavior (PSYC 326) - By permission of the instructor