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The College Catalogue

Neuroscience – Overview

  • Richmond R. Thompson, Program Director
  • Julie J. Santorella, Program Coordinator

  • Professors: Patsy S. Dickinson (Biology), Richmond R. Thompson (Psychology)
  • Associate Professor: Hadley Wilson Horch (Biology)
  • Assistant Professor: Erica M. Nyhus (Psychology)
  • Laboratory Instructor: Nancy J. Curtis

  • Contributing Faculty: Mary Lou Zeeman†

Requirements for the Major in Neuroscience

The major consists of thirteen courses, including ten core courses and three electives from the lists to follow. Advanced placement credits may not be used to fulfill any of the course requirements for the major except introductory chemistry. Independent study in neuroscience may be used to fulfill one of the three elective credits. If students place out of Psychology 1101 {101} or Biology 1109 {109}, thirteen courses related to neuroscience must still be completed.

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.

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