Neuroscience

Core and Elective Courses within Neuroscience are listed below:

Neuroscience Core courses (2 required)

  • NEUROSCI 202 Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience*
  • NEUROSCI 206 Systems and Behavioral Neuroscience*

Neuroscience Electives (choose 4, 2 each from Group A and Group B)

Group A electives focus on human behavior and the human brain (choose 2):  

  • COG SCI 210 Language and the Brain
  • CSD 303/PSYCH 365 Brain and Cognition
  • CSD 310 Biological Foundations of Speech and Music
  • PSYCH 110 Introduction to Psychology
  • PSYCH 218 Developmental Psychology
  • PSYCH 228 Cognitive Psychology
  • PSYCH 248 Health Psychology
  • PSYCH 324 Perception
  • PSYCH 359 Emotional Brain (sections approved by the Director of Undergraduate Studies)
  • PSYCH 361 Brain Damage and the Mind

Projected Annual Course Plans: COG SCI, CSD, PSYCH

Group B electives focus on molecular, cellular, and systems level mechanisms of brain function (choose 2):

  • BIOL SCI 305 Neurobiology Laboratory
  • ES APPM 370 Introduction to Computational Neuroscience
  • NEUROSCI 303 Molecular Mechanisms of Neuropsychopharmacology*
  • NEUROSCI 304 Developmental Neurobiology* (Not offered in 2017-18 Academic Year)
  • NEUROSCI 320 Animal Behavior*
  • NEUROSCI 324 Neurobiology of Biological Clocks and Sleep*
  • NEUROSCI 326 Neurobiology of Learning and Memory*
  • NEUROSCI 350-0 Advanced Neurophysiology Laboratory*
  • NEUROSCI 355-0 Neurogenetics of Behavior Laboratory*
  • NEUROSCI 360 Neuroscience of Brain Disorders*
  • NEUROSCI 377 Neurobiology of Sensation and Perception*

Projected Annual Course Plans: BIOL SCI, ES APPM, NEUROSCI

* Indicates courses for which the Neuroscience major provides pre-registration privileges.  Neuroscience may now be declared as a major.