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Course Checklist for Neuroscience Majors

Note: Numbers in parentheses refer to the numbers assigned to the courses prior to Fall of 2015.

Basic Math & Science Courses (Required)

Biological Sciences:

BSCI 1510 (110a), 1511 (110b), 1510L (111a), and either 1511L (111b) or 1512L (111c)

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 (201) Neuroscience [3] 

Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience (6 Credit Hours Required)

BSCI 3252 (252) Cellular Neurobiology [3]

BSCI 3256 (256) Molecules of the Brain [3]

NSC 3235 (235) Biological Basis of Mental Disorders [3]

NSC 3240 (new) Neurobiology of Addiction [3]

NSC 3260 (260) Psychopharmacology [3]

NSC 3269 (269) Developmental Neuroscience [3]

NSC 3245 (NEW) Drug Discovery For Neuropsychiatric Disorders [3]

Systems and Integrative/Cognitive Neuroscience (6 Credit Hours Required)

BSCI 3230 (230) Biological Clocks [3]

BSCI 3254 (254) Neurobiology of Behavior [3]

NSC 3270 (270) Computational Neuroscience [3]

NSC 3274 (274) Neuroanatomy [3]

NSC 3891 (285) Special Topics: Systems and Integrative Neuroscience

NSC 4961 (255) Integrative Neuroscience [3]

NSC 4969 (299) Senior Seminar in Neuroscience

PSY 3120 (225) Cognitive Psychology [3]

PSY 3620 (246) Schizophrenia [3]

PSY 3630 (NEW) Drugs and Behavior [3]

(Note: No credit for students who have earned credit for NSC 3260/NSC 260)

PSY 3700 (216) Movement [3]

PSY 3750 (214) Perception [3]

PSY 3760 (232) Mind and Brain [3]

PSY 3765 (238) Social Cognition and Neuroscience [3]

PSY 3775 (253) Human Memory [3]

PSY 3780 (236) The Visual System [3]

PSY 3785 (277) Brain Damage and Cognition [3]

Neuroscience Laboratory Courses (4 Credit Hours Required)

NSC 3861 (292a) Undergrad Research [2]

NSC 3862 (292b) Undergrad Research [2]

Elective Neuroscience Courses: (6 Credit Hours Not Counted Above)

Note: A maximum of 3 h of NSC 3863 or NSC 4999 Honors Research can be counted toward the 6 h of required elective courses. 

BSCI 3230 (230) Biological Clocks [3]

BSCI 3252 (252) Cellular Neurobiology [3]

BSCI 3254 (254) Neurobiology of Behavior [3]

BSCI 3256 (256) Molecules of the Brain [3]

NSC 3235 (235) Biological Basis of Mental Disorders [3]

NSC 3260 (260) Psychopharmacology [3]

NSC 3269 (269) Developmental Neuroscience [3]

NSC 3270 (270) Computational Neuroscience [3]

NSC 3274 (274) Neuroanatomy [3]

NSC 3851 (291) Independent Reading [1] (may be taken twice)

NSC 3863 (293a) Advanced Research in Neuroscience [3]

NSC 3891 (285) Special Topics: Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience

NSC 3892 (287) Special Topics: Systems and Integrative Neuroscience

NSC 4961 (255) Integrative Neuroscience [3]

NSC 4969 (299) Senior Seminar in Neuroscience [3]

NSC 4999 (296) Honors Research [2 to 4 hours]

(Note: You must be admitted to the Honors Program to take this course)

PSY 3120 (225) Cognitive Psychology [3]

PSY 3620 (246) Schizophrenia [3]

PSY 3630 Drugs and Behavior [3]

(Note: No credit for students who have earned credit for NSC 3260/NSC 260)

PSY 3700 (216) Movement [3]

PSY 3750 (214) Perception [3]

PSY 3760 (232) Mind and Brain [3]

PSY 3765 (238) Social Cognition and Neuroscience [4]

PSY 3775 (253) Human Memory [3]

PSY 3780 (236) The Visual System [3]

PSY 3785 (277) Brain Damage and Cognition [3]

Related Course Electives (6 Credit Hours Required)

BME 3100 (251) Systems Physiology [3]

BME 3101 (252) Systems Physiology [3]

BSCI 2201 (201) Introduction to Cell Biology [3]

BSCI 2201L (202) Laboratory in Cell Biology [1]

BSCI 2210 (210) Principles of Genetics [3]

BSCI 2210L (211) Genetics Laboratory [1]

BSCI 2520 (220) Biochemistry I [3]

BSCI 3270 (270) Statistical Methods in Biology [3]

(Note: Only available for elective credit if not used to fulfill the basic math requirement)

BSCI 4265 (265) Biochemistry II [3]

CHEM 2100 (210) Introduction to Analytical Chemistry [4]

CHEM 3310 (231) Biophysical Chemistry I [3]

CHEM 3710 (224) Bioorganic Chemistry [3]

CHEM 4720 (226) Drug Design and Development [3]

CS 1101 (101) Programming and Problem Solving [3] or CS 1103 (103) Introduction to Programming [3]

MATH 2300 (175) Multivariable Calculus [3]

MATH 2400 (196) Differential Equations w/ Linear Algebra or MATH 2420 (198) Methods of Differential Equations [3]

PHIL 3616 (244) Philosophy and the Natural Sciences [3]

PHIL 3630 (256) Philosophy of Mind [3]

PSY 2100 (209) Quantitative Methods [3]

(Note: Only available for elective credit if not used to fulfill the basic math requirement)                                   

PSY 3100 (215) Abnormal Psychology [3]

PSY 3600 (211) Personality [3]

PSY 3625 (247) Depression [3]

PSY 3705 (252) Human Sexuality [3]

PSY 3715 (258) Animal Behavior and Evolutionary Psychology [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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