Neuroscience Major Requirements

Core Courses (required by both tracks)

General Biology (BIOL 101 and 102)
General Chemistry (CHEM 103 and 104 or 105)
Applied Statistics (MATH 113)
Introductory Psychology (PSYC 100 or 101)
Organic Chemistry (CHEM 221)
Introduction to Neuroscience (NRSCI 288)
Advanced Neuroscience (NRSCI 389)
 

Cellular Neuroscience Track

One of the following for Biology:

Research Methods in Fluorescence and Confocal Microscopy (BIOL 392) or

Research Methods in Cell Biology (BIOL 248)

Plus three additional units (at least two with lab) from:

#Lab Animals (BIOL/NRSCI/PSYC 232; 0.5 unit)
Genetics (BIOL 245 or 246)
Human Anatomy (BIOL 240)
Introduction to Cell Biology (BIOL 250)
Endocrinology (BIOL 270)
Biochemistry (BIOL/BIOCH/CHEM 309)
Developmental Biology (BIOL 312)
Human Physiology (BIOL 326)
Immunology (BIOL 333)
Advanced Human Physiology (BIOL 386)
Cellular Mechanisms of Memory (BIOL/NRSCI 387)
Drugs and the Brain (BIOL/NRSCI 388)
Research Methods in Electron Microscopy (BIOL 390; 0.5 unit)
Research Methods in Molecular Biology (BIOL 395)
Current Topics in Neuroscience (BIOL/NRSCI 399)
Advanced Biochemistry (BIOCH/CHEM 415)
Senior Year Experience (up to 1 unit)
*Unless indicated each course is equal to 1 unit
#Lab Animals does not count as a laboratory course

Behavioral Neuroscience Track

Research Methods in Psychology (PSYC 205)

Plus any three courses (at least two with lab) from:

Biology/Neuroscience

#Lab Animals (BIOL/NRSCI/PSYC 232; 0.5 unit)
Endocrinology (BIOL 270)
Human Physiology (BIOL 326)
Behavioral Ecology (BIOL 357)
Advanced Human Physiology (BIOL 386)
Drugs and the Brain (BIOL/NRSCI 388)
Current Topics in Neuroscience (BIOL/NRSCI 399)

Psychology

Hormones and Behavior (PSYC 326)
Sensation and Perception (PSYC 327)
Fundamentals of Learning (PSYC 401)
Memory and Cognition (PSYC 402)
Animal Behavior (PSYC 432)
Human Neuropsychology (PSYC 438)

*Unless indicated each course is equal to 1 unit
#Lab Animals does not count as a laboratory course
Senior Year Experience (up to 1 unit)

 

PLUS One Unit from other track or Ancillary Course List

Ancillary Course List:

Neuroscience of Fear (BIOL/NRSCI/PSYC 247 D)
Cross Cultural Healing (BIOL 412)
Abnormal Psychology (PSYC 317)
Developmental Disabilities (PSYC 442)
Introduction to Computer Programming (CS 140)
Approved SPTP Course
Approved Abroad Course
Hormones and Behavior (PSYC 326) - By permission of the instructor