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Neuroscience and Cognitive Studies Checklist

Requirements: 

Students wishing to complete a major in Neuroscience and Cognitive Studies must complete the required courses listed below (9 courses) and also 4 courses from one of the two specializations, Physiology and Biochemistry or Behavioral and Theoretical. 

 

Required Courses: 

Term Year  Class 
 ____  ____  BIOL 1003 & BIOL 1001 - Cell Biology with lab
 ____  ____  BIOL 1023 & BIOL 1021 - General Zoology with lab
 ____  ____  CHEM 1213 & CHEM 1211 - General Chemistry 1 with lab
 ____  ____   Neur 2000 - Introduction to Neuroscience
 ____  ____  PSYC 2100 - Statistics of Behavioral Science
 ____  ____  PSYC 2110 - Research Methods for Behavioral Science
 ____  ____  PSYC 3100 - Cognitive Psychology
 ____  ____  PHIL 3120 - Philosophy of Mind
 ____  ____  NEUR 4900 - Senior Seminar in Neuroscience

 

Specializations: 

Complete four courses from one of the two specializations. 

 

Physiology and Biochemistry

 Term Year   Class
 ____  ____  BIOL 2000 - Genetics
 ____  ____  BIOL 2220 - Evolution and Systematics
 ____  ____  BIOL 3100 - Histology
 ____  ____  BIOL 3300 - Molecular Cell Biology
 ____  ____  BIOL 3410 - Human Physiology
 ____  ____  BIOL 3420 - Human Anatomy
 ____  ____  CHEM 1223 & 1221 - General Chem II with lab
 ____  ____  CHEM 2110 & 2111 - Organic Chem with lab
 ____  ____  CHEM 2310 - Quantitative Analysis
 ____  ____  CHEM 3610 - Biochemistry I
 ____  ____  PSYC 3180 - Behavioral Neuroscience
 ____  ____  NEUR 3200 - Neural Anatomy and Physiology
 ____  ____  NEUR 3400 - Applied Research in Neuroscience

 

Behavioral and Theoretical

Term  Year  Class 
 ____  ____ PHIL 2110 - Biomedical Ethics
 ____  ____ PHIL 2200 - Philosophy of Human Nature
 ____  ____ PHIL 3100 - Philosophy of Science
 ____  ____ PSYC 3060 - Psychology of Language 
 ____  ____ PSYC 3110 - Perception
 ____  ____ PSYC 3120 - Learning 
 ____  ____ PSYC 3210 - Cognitive Neuroscience
 ____  ____ PSYC 4750 - Behavioral Medicine
 ____  ____ NEUR 3400 - Applied Research in Neuroscience 
 ____  ____ PHIL 3752 - Moral Psychology and Neuroscience