University Catalog 2018-2019 
    
    Mar 19, 2019  
University Catalog 2018-2019

Neuroscience, B.S.


Required Courses


All Neuroscience majors will be required to complete a total of 27 hours of courses across the disciplines of the field (Psychology, Biology, Chemistry). There are 12 hours of required courses for all majors, including

Neuroscience/Psychology Electives


Majors are also required to take 9 hours of elective Neuroscience specific courses. Students must take 2 courses from List 1 (PSYC and/or PSYC/NSCI with at least 1 course at or above the 4000-level) and 1 course from List 2 (Biology or Chemistry). These courses include:

Notes


+Courses marked (PM) are required for students wishing to fulfill pre-medical requirements for professional health programs

Special Pre-medicine Note: Both General Physics I, plus Lab (PHYS 2010 /PHYS 2010L ) and General Physics II, plus Lab (PHYS 2020 /PHYS 2020L ) are required for admittance to medical school.

All Neuroscience majors will need to successfully complete a neuroscience research project, including a relevant literature review, before graduation (NSCI 4999 ). The research project will incorporate both a written paper and an oral presentation, both to be rated by a Psychology Department rubric.

Freshman Year


Sophomore Year


Junior Year


Total Hours: 14


Second Semester


Total Hours: 15


Senior Year


First Semester


Total Hours: 16


Second Semester


  • Free Elective (9)
  • Creative Expression and Engagement (3)

 

Total Hours: 12


Summary: Program in Neuroscience


Foundations: 14


Explorations: 18


  • African American Heritage and Legacies (3)
  • Creative Expression and Engagement (3)
  • Examined Life (3)
  • Faith and Society (3)
  • Human Behavior (0, PSYC 1010  (counted in major))
  • Human Past (3)
  • Scientific Reasoning (3, BIOL 1230 )

Free Electives: 34


Total Hours: 120


+ Organic Chemistry II w/ lab (CHEM 2220 /CHEM 2240L ) is a pre-requisite for Biochemistry (CHEM 3130 )

# Pre-requisite for both MATH 2550  and MATH 3010  is MATH 1070