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Requirements for a Major in Neuroscience Leading to the B.S. Degree

A total of fifty-three to fifty-six (53-56) credits as follows:

  1. Eight (8) core requirements:
    1. Chemistry 120-120L
    2. Biology 130-131L
    3. Biology 140-141L
    4. Psychology 150
    5. Psychology 211 or Mathematics 211
    6. Neuroscience 270
    7. Neuroscience 350 - (this course will cease after Fall 2017; depth courses will instead be paired with labs beginning in 2018-2019)
    8. Neuroscience 485/486
  2. Two (2) depth requirements:
    1. Biology 375 or Biology 376; AND either Neuroscience 318 or Psychology 345
  3. Three (3) breadth courses from the following:
    1. Biology 204, 207, 303 or 304+304L, 307, 325, 340
    2. Chemistry 414, 416
    3. Neuroscience 451-452 (4 credits total)
    4. Psychology 216, 220, 224, 306, 327, 353
    5. Philosophy 250 (Philosophy of Neuroscience topic only), 328
    6. Up to two additional depth courses
  4. Courses recommended but not required:
    1. Chemistry 211-212
    2. Computer Science 141
    3. Mathematics 115
    4. Physics 111-112 (with laboratory)
    5. Political Science 216