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Course Checklist for Neuroscience Majors

Basic Math & Science Courses (Required)
Biological Sciences:
BSCI 1510, 1511, 1510L, and either 1511L or 1512L
Chemistry: CHEM 2221 or 2211; CHEM 2222 or 2212; and CHEM 2221L and 2222L
Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science: MATH 1100, 1200 or 1300 and MATH 1201, 1301, BSCI 3270, PSY 2100, PSY-PC 2110, CS 1101 or CS 1103
Physics: PHYS 1501 or 1601; PHYS 1502 or 1602; PHYS 1501L or 1601L, and PHYS 1502L or 1602L


Introduction to Neuroscience (Required)
NSC 2201 Neuroscience [3] 


Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience (6 Credit Hours Required)
BSCI 3252 Cellular Neurobiology [3]
BSCI 3256 Molecules of the Brain [3]
NSC 3235 Biological Basis of Mental Disorders [3]
NSC 3240 Neurobiology of Addiction [3]
NSC 3260 Psychopharmacology [3]
NSC 3269 Developmental Neuroscience [3]
NSC 3245 Drug Discovery For Neuropsychiatric Disorders [3]
NSC 3891 Special Topics in Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience [3]
PSY 3630 Drugs and Behavior [3]
(Note: No credit for students who have earned credit for NSC 3260)
PSY 3892 Special Topics in Neuroscience [3]


Systems and Integrative/Cognitive Neuroscience (6 Credit Hours Required)
BSCI 3230 Biological Clocks [3]
BSCI 3254 Neurobiology of Behavior [3]
NSC 3270 Computational Neuroscience [3]
NSC 3274 Neuroanatomy [3]
NSC 4961 Integrative Neuroscience [3]
NSC 4969 Senior Seminar in Neuroscience [3]
PSY 3120 Cognitive Psychology [3]
PSY 3620 Schizophrenia [3]
PSY 3700 Movement [3]
PSY 3730 Learning and Memory [3]
PSY 3750 Perception [3]
PSY 3760 Mind and Brain [3]
PSY 3765 Social Cognition and Neuroscience [3]
PSY 3775 Human Memory [3]
PSY 3780 The Visual System [3]
PSY 3785 Brain Damage and Cognition [3]
PSY 3892 Special Topics in Neuroscience [3]
PSY-PC 3190 Language and the Brain


Neuroscience Laboratory Courses (Required)
NSC 3861 Undergraduate Research [2]
NSC 3862 Undergraduate Research [2]


Elective Neuroscience Courses (6 Credit Hours Not Counted Above)
Note: A maximum of 3 hours of NSC 3863 or NSC 4999 Honors Research can be counted toward the 6 hours of required elective courses.
BSCI 3230 Biological Clocks [3]
BSCI 3252 Cellular Neurobiology [3]
BSCI 3254 Neurobiology of Behavior [3]
BSCI 3256 Molecules of the Brain [3]
NSC 3235 Biological Basis of Mental Disorders [3]
NSC 3260 Psychopharmacology [3]
NSC 3269 Developmental Neuroscience [3]
NSC 3270 Computational Neuroscience [3]
NSC 3274 Neuroanatomy [3]
NSC 3851 Independent Reading [1] (may be taken twice)
NSC 3863 Advanced Research in Neuroscience [3]
NSC 3891 Special Topics in Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience
NSC 3892 Special Topics in Systems and Integrative Neuroscience
NSC 4961 Integrative Neuroscience [3]
NSC 4969 Senior Seminar in Neuroscience [3]
NSC 4999 Honors Research [2 to 4 hours]
(Note: Must be admitted to the Honors Program to take course)
PSY 3120 Cognitive Psychology [3]
PSY 3620 Schizophrenia [3]
PSY 3630 Drugs and Behavior [3]
(Note: No credit for students who have earned credit for NSC 3260)
PSY 3700 Movement [3]
PSY 3730 Learning and Memory [3]
PSY 3750 Perception [3]
PSY 3760 Mind and Brain [3]
PSY 3765 Social Cognition and Neuroscience [4]
PSY 3775 Human Memory [3]
PSY 3780 The Visual System [3]
PSY 3785 Brain Damage and Cognition [3]
PSY 3892 Special Topics in Neuroscience [3]
PSY-PC 3190 Language and the Brain


Related Course Electives (6 Credit Hours Required)
BME 3100 Systems Physiology [3]
BME 3101 Systems Physiology [3]
BSCI 2201 Introduction to Cell Biology [3]
BSCI 2201L Laboratory in Cell Biology [1]
BSCI 2210 Principles of Genetics [3]
BSCI 2210L Genetics Laboratory [1]
BSCI 2520 Biochemistry I [3]
BSCI 3270 Statistical Methods in Biology [3]
(Note: Only available for elective credit if not used to fulfill the basic math requirement)
BSCI 4265 Biochemistry II [3]
CHEM 2100 Introduction to Analytical Chemistry [4]
CHEM 3310 Biophysical Chemistry I [3]
CHEM 3710 Bioorganic Chemistry [3]
CHEM 4720 Drug Design and Development [3]
CS 1101 Programming and Problem Solving [3] or CS 1103 Introduction to Programming [3]
MATH 2300 Multivariable Calculus [3]
MATH 2400 Differential Equations w/ Linear Algebra or MATH 2420 Methods of Differential Equations [3]
PHIL 3616 Philosophy and the Natural Sciences [3]
PHIL 3630 Philosophy of Mind [3]
PSY 2100 Quantitative Methods [3]
(Note: Only available for elective credit if not used to fulfill the basic math requirement)
PSY 3100 Abnormal Psychology [3]
PSY 3600 Personality [3]
PSY 3625 Depression [3]
PSY 3705 Human Sexuality [3]
PSY 3715 Animal Behavior and Evolutionary Psychology [3]
PSY 3810 Spatial Cognition [3]

NOTE: Students seeking a second major within the College of Arts and Science may count a maximum of 6 hours of course work to meet the requirements of both majors.

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