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Requirements

Students take six courses to satisfy neuroscience minor requirements. 

Foundation in STEM
  • Choose 1
  • CHEM181: Atoms & Molecules
  • CSCI131: Techniques of Programming
  • PHYS112: General Physics 2

Neural Mechanisms
  • Required
  • BIOL267: Neurobiology

Cellular/Molecular Approaches
  • Choose 1
  • BIOL230: Developmental Biology
  • BIOL261 or BIOL262: Genetics
  • BIOL266: Cell Biology
  • BIOL301: Biochemistry I
  • CHEM301: Biochemistry

Systems/Behavioral Approaches
  • Choose 2
  • CISS110: Introduction to Neuroscience
  • BIOL283: Evolution
  • BIOL287: Ethology & Behavioral Ecology
  • PHIL261: Philosophy of Mind
  • PSYC220: Perception & Social Neuroscience
  • PSYC221: Physiology & Behavior
  • PSYC 235: Cognitive Neuroscience
  • PSYC253: Evolution of Behavior
  • PSYC236: Cognition & Memory
  • PSYC223: Learning
  • BIOL390: Physiology
  • CSCI363: Computational Vision

Advanced Course in Neuroscience*
  • Choose 1
  • PSYC315: Biology of Mental Disorders
  • PSYC316: Drugs of Abuse
  • PSYC321: Neuroanatomy & Behavior
  • PSYC338: Consciousness & Control
  • PSYC359: Stress & Neuroplasticity
  • PSYC362: Cognitive Neuropsychiatry
*These courses are not offered every year, seats are limited, and enrollment is by permission of the professor. Approval of the neuroscience minor does not guarantee the opportunity to enroll. Neuroscience students must consider alternatives within this category.
 
Notes
  • Students must include courses from at least three departments in the minor.
  • Students may overlap no more than two courses with major requirements.