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Course Checklist for Neuroscience Minors

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

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

Basic Math & Science Courses (Required Prerequisites)

Biological Sciences:

BSCI 1510 (110a), 1511 (110b), 1510L (111a), and either 1511L (111b) or 1512L (111c) [8]

Chemistry:

CHEM 1601 (102a) 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 (101) Programming and Problem Solving [3]

CS 1103 (103) Introduction to Programming [3]

Principles of Neuroscience (Required)

NSC 2201 (201) Introduction to 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]

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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