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 257 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