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 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 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 (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)
  • PSYC 3180 Behavioral Neuroscience (C or higher)

Behavioral and Theoretical Path:

  • CSCI 1010 Computer Science I
  • CSCI 1020 Computer Science II
  • MATH 3540 Differential Equations
  • MATH 3650 Linear Algebra
  • NEUR 2600 Neuropsychology
  • NEUR 3200 Neuroanatomy and Physiology (C or higher)
  • NEUR 3400 Applied Research in Neuroscience (C or higher)
  • PHIL 2900 Logic
  • 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
  • CHEM 1213 General Chemistry I
  • CHEM 1211 General Chemistry with Laboratory I
  • NEUR 2000 Introduction to Neuroscience

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)
  • PSYC 3180 Behavioral Neuroscience (C or higher)

Behavioral and Theoretical:

  • CSCI 1010 Computer Science I
  • CSCI 1020 Computer Science II
  • MATH 3540 Differential Equations
  • MATH 3650 Linear Algebra
  • NEUR 2600 Neuropsychology
  • NEUR 3200 Neuroanatomy and Physiology (C or higher)
  • NEUR 3400 Applied Research in Neuroscience (C or higher)
  • PHIL 2900 Logic
  • 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)