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Neuroscience – Courses

Note: The information provided below is a listing of required and elective courses for the major in neuroscience. These courses are offered by other departments and programs within the College. Please refer to the departments of Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, and Psychology for further information, including course descriptions, instructors, and semesters when these courses will next be offered.

I. Core Courses

Introductory Level and General Courses:

Biology 1109 {109} a - MCSR, INS. Scientific Reasoning in Biology or

Biology 1102 {102} a - MCSR, INS. Biological Principles II

Chemistry 1102 {102} a - MCSR, INS. Introductory Chemistry II or

Chemistry 1109 {109} a - MCSR, INS. General Chemistry

Chemistry 2250 {225} a. Organic Chemistry I

Psychology 1101 {101} b. Introduction to Psychology

Psychology 2520 {252} a - MCSR. Data Analysis or

Mathematics 1300 {165} a - MCSR. Biostatistics

Introductory Neuroscience Course:

Biology 2135 {213} a - MCSR, INS. Neurobiology or

Psychology 2050 {218} a. Physiological Psychology

Mid-level Neuroscience Courses:

Three of the following:

Biology 2553 {253} a. Neurophysiology

Biology 2566 {266} a. Molecular Neurobiology

Psychology 2750 {275} a - INS. Laboratory in Behavioral Neuroscience: Social Behavior

Psychology 2775 {280} a - MCSR, INS. Laboratory in Cognitive Neuroscience

Advanced Neuroscience Course:

One of the following:

Biology 3325 {325} a. Topics in Neuroscience

Biology 3329 {329} a. Neuronal Regeneration

Psychology 3050 {315} a. Hormones and Behavior

Psychology 3051 {316} a. Comparative Neuroanatomy

Psychology 3055 a. Cognitive Neuroscience of Memory

II. Electives

Three electives may be chosen from the courses listed above (but not already taken) or below:

Biology 1101 {101} a - MCSR, INS. Biological Principles I

Biology 2112 {212} a - MCSR, INS. Genetics and Molecular Biology

Biology 2124 {224} a - MCSR, INS. Biochemistry and Cell Biology

Biology 2175 {217} a - MCSR, INS. Developmental Biology

Biology 2214 {214} a - MCSR, INS. Comparative Physiology

Biology 2423 {223} a. Biochemistry of Cellular Processes

Biology 3333 {333} a. Advanced Cell and Molecular Biology

Chemistry 2320 {232} a - MCSR. Biochemistry

Computer Science 1101 {101} a. Introduction to Computer Science

Computer Science 3400 {355} a. Cognitive Architecture

Mathematics 2108 {204} a - MCSR. Biomathematics (same as Biology 1174 {174})

Physics 1140 {104} a - MCSR, INS. Introductory Physics II

Psychology 2010 {210} b. Infant and Child Development

Psychology 2040 {216} b. Cognitive Psychology

Psychology 2060 b. Cognitive Neuroscience

Psychology 2510 {251} b. Research Design in Psychology

Psychology 2720 {260} b. Abnormal Psychology

Psychology 2740 {270} b. Laboratory in Cognition

Neuroscience 2970–2973 {291–294} a. Intermediate Independent Study in Neuroscience. The Program.

Neuroscience 2999 {299} a. Intermediate Collaborative Study in Neuroscience. The Program.

Neuroscience 4000–4003 {401–404} a. Advanced Independent Study in Neuroscience. The Program.

Neuroscience 4029 {405} a. Advanced Collaborative Study in Neuroscience. The Program.

Neuroscience 4050–4051 a. Honors Project in Neuroscience. The Program.


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