Neuroscience B.S.

All students must meet the University Requirements.

All students must meet the College Requirements.

Major Requirements

PSYS 001Intro to Psychological Science3
Choose 1 of the following Biology options:4-8
Option A (recommended)
Exploring Biology
and Exploring Biology
Option B
Accelerated Biology
Option C
Principles of Biology
and Principles of Biology
General Chemistry 1
and General Chemistry 2
Choose 1 of the following Mathematics options:6-8
QR: Fundamentals of Calculus I
QR: Calculus I
QR:Fundamentals of Calculus II
QR: Calculus II
NSCI 111Exploring Neuroscience3
NSCI 112Exploring Neurosci Laboratory1
BCOR 101Genetics3
Choose 1 of the following Organic Chemistry options:4-8
Option A
Intro Organic Chemistry
Option B
Organic Chemistry 1
and Organic Chemistry 2
Choose 1 of the following:3
Learning, Cognition & Behavior
Intro Cognitive Neuroscience
Experimental Design and Statistics Options:6-7
Research Methods
Choose one of the following:
Statistics for Psych Sci
QR:Basic Statistical Methods 1
QR: Statistical Methods I
Senior Capstone:
NSCI 270Diseases of the Nervous System3
Six courses of Neuroscience electives, with at least two from each of the following categories:24
Category A
Speech & Hearing Science
Cognition & Language
Adv Cognitive Neuroscience
Physiological Psychology
Hormones and Behavior
Behavioral Genetics
Emotional Devlmt & Temperament
Category B
Molecular and Cell Biology
Molecular and Cell Biology
Model Systems in Neuroscience
Cellular Neurophysiology
Human Neuroanatomy
Neurobiology for Majors
Glia: Not Just Neuron Glue
Introduction to Pharmacology
Topics Molecular&Cell Pharm
Additional courses may be accepted as Advanced Course Options with prior approval from the Neuroscience Directors.
Up to 3 credits of research may count towards the Neuroscience electives. These courses include HON 281, HON 282, NSCI 198, and NSCI 298; research credits in other related disciplines may be applied with the approval of the Neuroscience Director.
NSCI 3XX courses may be accepted as Advance Course Options with prior approval from the Neuroscience Directors. These courses are often open to upper level undergraduate students with instructor permission


Students completing the B.S. in Neuroscience may not also receive the B.A. in Psychological Science.