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Major Requirements: 2005-06 Academic Year

The standard curriculum requires a minimum of 37 credit hours (plus 18 credit hours in prerequisites), as listed below. Alterations in the prescribed curriculum, while not encouraged, may be petitioned to the Committee on Honors and Interdisciplinary Studies.

Prerequisite Courses

(CREDITS) COURSE
(3) BIOL 203 Principles of Biology I
(3) BIOL 204 Principles of Biology II
(3) CHEM 103 General Chemistry I
(3) CHEM 206 Organic Chemistry I
(3) PSYC 201 Introduction to Psychology as a Natural Science
(3) PSYC 301 Elementary Statistics

Required Courses

(CREDITS) COURSE
(4) PSYC 302 Experimental Methods
(3) PSYC 313 Physiological Psychology
(4) BIOL 206 General Zoology
(3) BIOL 345 Neurobiology
(3) CHEM 307 or 209 Organic Chemistry II
(3) CHEM 308 General Chemistry II or 305 Inorganic Chemistry
(4) PHYS 101 or 107 General Physics I
(4) PHYS 102 or 108 General Physics II

A major must also complete at least three additional courses from those listed below. One course must be chosen from the Behavioral Neuroscience group, one from the Cell/Systems Neuroscience group, and the third can be selected from either group.

Behavioral Neuroscience Courses

(CREDITS) COURSE
(3) BIOL 410 Animal Behavior
(3) KINE 322 Motor Learning
(3) PSYC 311 Learning and Memory
(3) PSYC 413 Research in Physiological Psychology
(4) PSYC 415 Comparative Psychology
(3) PSYC 445 Psychopharmacology
(3) PSYC 447 Cognitive Neuroscience

Cell/Systems Neuroscience Courses

(CREDITS) COURSE
(3) APSC 431 Applied Cellular Neuroscience
(3) APSC 432 Applied Systems Neuroscience
(3) APSC 451 Cellular Biophysics and Modeling
(3) BIOL 433 Developmental Biology
(3) BIOL 415 General Endocrinology
(4) BIOL 447 Neurophysiology
(3) CHEM 417 Neurochemistry
(3) KINE 485 Cellular and Molecular Effects of Exercise