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Major in Neuroscience

Neuroscience majors are required to complete a core of introductory courses in biology, chemistry, mathematics, and physics that provide the broad scientific background that is necessary for the study of neuroscience.

The concentration in Neuroscience consists of 39 hours of course work that includes 8 hours of organic chemistry and 31 hours of Neuroscience and related courses (Starting Fall 2023: The concentration in Neuroscience will consist of 38 hours of course work and 30 hours of Neuroscience and related courses).

Majors are required to take the introductory neuroscience course NSC 2201, two courses in Molecular and Cellular Neuroscience (6 hours), two courses in Systems and Integrative/Cognitive Neuroscience (6 hours), two Neuroscience laboratory courses (4 hours; Starting Fall 2023: 6 hours), and two Neuroscience electives (6 hours) and two courses related to specific disciplines in neuroscience (6 hours; Starting in 2023: 3 hours). A maximum of 3 hours of research credit (NSC 3863 or 4999) may be used to satisfy elective course requirements.

Check out the course list here.