2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
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2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Neuroscience, B.S.

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Major Requirements

To declare and be retained as a neuroscience major, a student must maintain a 2.00 grade point average based on all required neuroscience, biology, chemistry, mathematics, philosophy, and psychology courses.

Required Courses:

Neuroscience majors must complete 15 courses: four core courses in neuroscience, three electives, and eight cognates.

Four core courses in neuroscience:

Three electives in neuroscience:

Three (3) elective courses in neuroscience.  At least one course must be drawn from List A.


Students who elect to take PHL 229 to satisfy the philosophy cognate requirement may elect to take PHL 328/338 to satisfy an elective requirement, and vice versa.


In addition to the above cognate requirements, students interested in graduate study in neuroscience or the health professions are strongly encouraged to complete a year of organic chemistry, a year of introductory physics, a semester of statistical analysis, and a semester of introductory sociology.

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