Major in Psychology

Students must take the following courses:

  • PSYC 1000: Introduction to Psychology
  • PSYC 2100: Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences
  • PSYC 2110: Research Methods
  • PSYC 2130: Abnormal Psychology
  • PSYC 2150: Child Development
  • PSYC 3120: Learning

Students must choose at least three other courses, worth 12-hours total, that are applicable to their interests in Psychology (PSYC). These courses may be research or directed study.

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Students must complete the Senior Seminar and a comprehensive exam in their major:

  • PSYC 4900: History and Systems
  • Comprehensive Exam

Minor in Psychology

Students must complete this course:

  • PSYC 1000: Introduction to Psychology

Students must complete 4 additional elective courses, for 16-hours total, in Psychology. These courses are of student choice but exclude undergraduate research, directed studies, or internships.

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Major in Neuroscience and Cognitive Studies

Students must complete the following required courses:

  • BIOL 1000: Introductory Cell Biology with Laboratory (C or higher)
  • BIOL 1020: General Zoology with Laboratory (C or higher)
  • CHEM 1213: General Chemistry I (C or higher)
  • CHEM 1211: General Chemistry with Laboratory I (C or higher)
  • NEUR 2000: Introduction to Neuroscience (C or higher)
  • PHIL 3120: Philosophy of Mind (C or higher)
  • PSYC 2100: Statistics of Behavioral Sciences (C or higher)
  • PSYC 2110: Research Methods (C or higher)
  • PSYC 3100: Cognitive Psychology (C or higher)

Students choose a path: either the Physiology and Biochemistry path or the Behavioral and Theoretical path. The student must complete 4 courses (totaling 16 credit hours) from the chosen path. Choices are listed below.

Physiology and Biochemistry Path:

  • BIOL 2000: Genetics (C or higher)
  • BIOL 2220: Evolution and Systematics (C or higher)
  • BIOL 3100: Histology with lab (C or higher)
  • BIOL 3300: Molecular Cell Biology with lab (C or higher)
  • BIOL 3440: Human Anatomy and Physiology I with lab (C or higher)
  • BIOL 3450: Human Anatomy and Physiology II with lab (C or higher)
  • CHEM 1223 & 1221: General Chemistry II with lab (C or higher)
  • CHEM 2110 & 2111: Organic Chemistry I with lab (C or higher)
  • CHEM 2310: Quantitative Analysis (C or higher)
  • CHEM 3610: Biochemistry I (C or higher)
  • NEUR 3200: Neuroanatomy and Physiology (C or higher)
  • NEUR 3400: Applied Research in Neuroscience (C or higher)

Behavioral and Theoretical Path:

  • CSCI 1010: Computer Science I (C or higher)
  • CSCI 1020: Computer Science II (C or higher)
  • MATH 3540: Differential Equations (C or higher)
  • MATH 3650: Linear Algebra (C or higher)
  • NEUR 2600: Neuropsychology (C or higher)
  • NEUR 3200: Neuroanatomy and Physiology (C or higher)
  • NEUR 3400: Applied Research in Neuroscience (C or higher)
  • PHIL 2900: Logic (C or higher)
  • PSYC 3060: Psychology of Language (C or higher)
  • PSYC 3110: Sensation and Perception (C or higher)
  • PSYC 3120: Learning (C or higher)
  • PSYC 3210: Cognitive Neuroscience (C or higher)
  • PSYC 3300: Moral Psychology and Neuroscience (C or higher)

Students must complete the senior seminar and a comprehensive exam in their major:

  • Comprehensive Exam
  • NEUR 4900: Capstone in Neuroscience (C or higher)

Minor in Neuroscience and Cognitive Studies

Students must complete the following required courses:

  • BIOL 1000: Introductory Cell Biology with Laboratory (C or higher)
  • CHEM 1213: General Chemistry I (C or higher)
  • CHEM 1211: General Chemistry with Laboratory I (C or higher)
  • NEUR 2000: Introduction to Neuroscience (C or higher)

Students must complete one course (totaling 4 credits) from each section below:

Physiology and Biochemistry:

  • BIOL 2000: Genetics (C or higher)
  • BIOL 2220: Evolution and Systematics (C or higher)
  • BIOL 3100: Histology (C or higher)
  • BIOL 3300: Molecular Cell Biology (C or higher)
  • BIOL 3440: Human Anatomy and Physiology I with lab (C or higher)
  • BIOL 3450: Human Anatomy and Physiology II with lab (C or higher)
  • CHEM 1223 & 1221: General Chemistry II with lab (C or higher)
  • CHEM 2110 & 2111: Organic Chemistry I with lab (C or higher)
  • CHEM 2310: Quantitative Analysis (C or higher)
  • CHEM 3610: Biochemistry I (C or higher)
  • NEUR 3200: Neuroanatomy and Physiology (C or higher)
  • NEUR 3400: Applied Research in Neuroscience (C or higher)

Behavioral and Theoretical:

  • CSCI 1010: Computer Science I (C or higher)
  • CSCI 1020: Computer Science II (C or higher)
  • MATH 3540: Differential Equations (C or higher)
  • MATH 3650: Linear Algebra (C or higher)
  • NEUR 2600: Neuropsychology (C or higher)
  • NEUR 3200: Neuroanatomy and Physiology (C or higher)
  • NEUR 3400: Applied Research in Neuroscience (C or higher)
  • PHIL 2900: Logic (C or higher)
  • PSYC 3060: Psychology of Language (C or higher)
  • PSYC 3110: Sensation and Perception (C or higher)
  • PSYC 3120: Learning (C or higher)
  • PSYC 3210: Cognitive Neuroscience (C or higher)
  • PSYC 3300: Moral Psychology and Neuroscience (C or higher)