Wilkes University

Neuroscience Minor

Neuroscience minor students enjoy learning from their professor at Wilkes University.

The minor in Neuroscience offered by the Departments of Psychology and Biology, is an interdisciplinary program. It provides students with a basic science background that emphasizes a broadly based, yet integrated approach to understanding the neural mechanisms controlling human or animal behavior.

The program is designed to prepare students who are interested in studying neuroscience, pharmacology, and/or medicine.

To earn a minor, students must complete 28 credits per the following outline

  • PSY 101 General Psychology
  • PSY 200 Psych Stats (3 credits)
    • OR MTH 150 Elem Stats (3 credits)
  • PSY 311 Behavioral Neuroscience (4 credits)
  • PSY 357 Neuropsychology (3 credits)
  • PSY 359 Psychopharmacology (3 credits)
    • OR PHA 450 Neuropharmacology of Drugs of Abuse (3 credits)
  • BIO 121 Principles of Modern Biology I (4 credits)
  • BIO 226 Molecular & Cellular Biology (4 credits)
  • BIO 116 Human Anatomy & Physiology
    • OR BIO 321 Mammalian Physiology (4 credits)
    • OR PHA 331 AND 332 Med Anatomy & Physiology I & II

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