BS in Neuroscience

Program Description

The Bachelor of Neuroscience is designed to meet the modern demands of neuroscience and caters specifically to students interested in research or clinical careers. This degree is designed to place increased importance on the interdisciplinary nature of the field of neuroscience, and build professional and research skills along with knowledge.At the heart of this degree plan is the flexibility for students to pursue their own interests and customize their education to serve their career goals.

Tracks

The BS in Neuroscience has two tracks: Biology and Psychology

Degree Plan

Biology Track

University Core C42
Designated Core C
Calculus I
Elementary Statistical Methods
General Physics I
and General Physics II
Introductory Mechanics
and Introductory Electromagnetism
Introduction to Psychology
Major Courses
Required:
BIOL 1107Topics in Study of Life I1
BIOL 1305General Biology3
CS 1310Intro-Computational Thinking3
PSYC 1301Introduction to Psychology3
PSYC 3101Lab for Gen Exper Psyc1
PSYC 3201Gen Experimental Psychology2
BIOL 2340Introductory Neuroscience3
or PSYC 2324 Introductory Neuroscience
BIOL 4375
or PSYC 4375
Chemistry Courses
Required:
CHEM 1105Laboratory for CHEM 13051
CHEM 1106Laboratory for CHEM 13061
CHEM 1305General Chemistry3
CHEM 1306General Chemistry3
CHEM 2124Lab for Organic Chemistry 23241
CHEM 2324Organic Chemistry3
CHEM 3330Biochem I:Struc & Function3
Biology Concentration
Required:
BIOL 1108Organismal Biology Laboratory1
BIOL 1306Organismal Biology3
BIOL 3192Professional Development Sem.1
ZOOL 4384Neurobiology3
Hours in Biological Sciences
Select eleven hours from the following:11
Molecular Cell Biology
and Molecular Cell Biol Laboratory
Genetics
Evolution
Special Problems
Special Problems
Genetic, Env & Evol - Anim Beh
Mammalian Physiology
Topics in Biology
Special Problems
Membrane Biology
Cellular Biochemistry
Pathogenic Microbiology
and Pathogenic Microbiology Lab
General Virology
Vertebrate Physiology Methods
Interdisciplinary Major Electives
Select twelve hours from the following, nine of which must be upper division:12
Artificial Intelligence
Biomedical Instrumentation
Substance Abuse
Independent Study in Health
Studies in Human Neurosciences
Philosophy of Mind
Intro to Abnormal Psychology
Learning & Memory
Sensation and Perception
Drugs of Abuse and Behavior
Behavior Modification
Cognitive Psychology
Health Psychology
Advanced Abnormal Psychology
Language and Cognition
Advanced Statistics
Psychobiology
Motivation & Emotion
Seminar in Psychology
Independent Research
Neural Bases of Spch and Lang
Probability and Statistics
Women's Studies:Special Topics
Total Hours120

C Course requires a grade of C or better

Psychology Track 

University Core C42
Designated Core C
MATH 1411Calculus I4
or STAT 2480 Elementary Statistical Methods
PHYS 1403
PHYS 1404
General Physics I
and General Physics II
4
or PHYS 2420
PHYS 2421
Introductory Mechanics
and Introductory Electromagnetism
PSYC 1301Introduction to Psychology3
Major Courses
Required:
BIOL 1107Topics in Study of Life I1
BIOL 1305General Biology3
CS 1310Intro-Computational Thinking3
PSYC 1301Introduction to Psychology3
PSYC 3101Lab for Gen Exper Psyc1
PSYC 3201Gen Experimental Psychology2
BIOL 2340Introductory Neuroscience3
or PSYC 2324 Introductory Neuroscience
BIOL 4375
or PSYC 4375
Chemistry Courses
CHEM 1105Laboratory for CHEM 13051
CHEM 1106Laboratory for CHEM 13061
CHEM 1305General Chemistry3
CHEM 1306General Chemistry3
CHEM 2124Lab for Organic Chemistry 23241
CHEM 2324Organic Chemistry3
CHEM 3330Biochem I:Struc & Function3
Psychology Concentration
Required:
PSYC 3102Professional Development1
Hours in Psychology
Select eighteen hours from the following, of which fifteen must be upper division:18
Intro to Abnormal Psychology
Learning & Memory
Sensation and Perception
Drugs of Abuse and Behavior
Behavior Modification
Cognitive Psychology
Health Psychology
Advanced Abnormal Psychology
Language and Cognition
Advanced Statistics
Psychobiology
Motivation & Emotion
Seminar in Psychology
Independent Research
Interdisciplinary Major Electives
Select twelve hours from he following, of which nine must be upper division:12
Human Anat/Physiology I
and Human Anat/Physio Lab I
Molecular Cell Biology
and Molecular Cell Biol Laboratory
BIOL  3320
Evolution
Special Problems
Special Problems
Endocrinology
Genetic, Env & Evol - Anim Beh
Mammalian Physiology
Topics in Biology
Special Problems
Membrane Biology
Cellular Biochemistry
Artificial Intelligence
EE 3438
Biomedical Instrumentation
Substance Abuse
HSCI 3309
Independent Study in Health
General Microbiology
and Gen Microbiology Laboratory
Pathogenic Microbiology
and Pathogenic Microbiology Lab
General Virology
Studies in Human Neurosciences
Philosophy of Mind
Neural Bases of Spch and Lang
Probability and Statistics
Women's Studies:Special Topics
Vertebrate Physiology Methods
Neurobiology
Total Hours120

Course requires a grade of C or better