Majoring in Neuroscience

UPDATE 2/18/15: The Neuroscience Major Advising Information Session as been postponed until the week of 2/23/15. 

UPDATE 2/17/15: The Neuroscience Major Advising Information Session, scheduled for this evening, has been postponed until Wed., 2/18/15 from 5:30-6:30 PM. Location to be announced.

Dr. Christy Porter, NSCI Coordinator, will present the requirements and address any questions.  Students can then select a major advisor provided they have already completed the 39 credits hours required for declaration. (See the College's Student Handbook for further details on declaring a major.)

Students majoring in Neuroscience usually declare the major before the beginning of preregistration for the first semester of their junior year by contacting a NSCI advisor of their choice or Dr. Porter  (NSCI Coordinator, Psychology).

Neuroscience Majors follow the requirements set out in the Undergraduate Catalog for the year in which they declared the major. 

  • If you declared your major before August, 2011,  please check the Past Requirements.
  • If you declared your major Sept., 2012 - May, 2013, you had the choice of requirements designated for 2009-2011, or the curriculum  found in the 2012-2013 catalog (pdf )
  • If you declared your major June, 2013 - August, 2014, you are subject to the curriculum in the 2013-2014 catalog (pdf)