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Course Checklist for Neuroscience Minors

NOTE: Neuroscience minor as of FA16 (current NSC minors can still use old criteria)

Basic Math & Science Courses (Required Prerequisites)

Biological Sciences:

BSCI 1510, 1511, 1510L, and either 1511L or 1512L [8]

Chemistry:

CHEM 1601 General Chemistry [3]

Statistics/Computer Science (3 Credit Hours Required):

BSCI 3270 Statistical Methods in Biology [3]

PSY 2100 Quantitative Methods [3]

PSY-PC 2110 Introduction to Statistical Analysis [3]

CS 1101 Programming and Problem Solving [3]

CS 1103 Introduction to Programming [3]

Principles of Neuroscience (Required)

NSC 2201 Introduction to 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: Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience

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

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/NSC 260)

PSY 3700 Movement [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]

NOTE: The chosen courses counting towards the 18 credit hours must come from at least 3 different departments/disciplines (e.g. NSC, PSY and BSCI) and research courses (NSC 3860, 3861, 3862, 3863, 3864, and 4999) do not count towards the minor.

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