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  Sep 20, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 University Catalog

Neuroscience - Minor


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The interdisciplinary nature of the neuroscience field requires familiarity with components of biology and psychology.  A minor in neuroscience will provide an understanding of how different components of the nervous system work together to coordinate physiological and cognitive functions.  Students will gain an appreciation of the complex system and how changes in regulation can impact thoughts and actions.

General Requirements


Students must complete 18 credits beyond the prerequisite courses. Of these 18 credits, a minimum of 12 credits of minor coursework must be completed in addition to any courses (required courses or program electives) included in the major curriculum.

Required Courses


  • PS 260 /BS 260  - Introduction to Neuroscience Credits: 3
  • BS 460  - Neurobiology Credits: 3
  • PS 428 /BS 428  - Neuropsychology Credits: 3
  • PS 495 /BS 495  - Seminar in Neuroscience Credits: 1
  • Independent Study or Directed Research or Research Experience Credit approved by the minor program director Credits: Minimum 2

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