Neuroscience Minor

Preminor Requirements 
  • BIO 152 - Principles of Biology II or equivalent [3 hours]

Minor Requirements 

  • BIO 302 - Introduction to Neuroscience OR PSY 312 - Brain and Behavior [3 hours]

Minor Elective Requirement

Students must also choose 12 credits from the following:
  • *ANA 394 Independent Research in Neurobiology and Neuroscience [1-3]
  • ANA 410G Neurobiology of Brain and Spinal Cord Disorders [3]
  • ANA 417G Functional Human Neuroanatomy [3]
  • ANA 442 Molecular and Cellular Neurobiology [3]
  • ANA 605 Neurobiology of CNS Injury and Repair [3]
  • ANA 625 Introduction to Functional MRI [1]
  • ANA 780 Special Topics in Neurobiology [1-3]
  • *BIO 394 Research in Neuroscience [1-3]
  • BIO 446 Neurophysiology Laboratory [3]
  • BIO 507 Biology of Sleep and Circadian Rhythms [3]
  • BIO 535 Comparative Neurobiology and Behavior [3]
  • BIO 638 Developmental Neurobiology [3]
  • BIO 650 Animal Physiology Laboratory [3]
  • CHE 556 Elements of Neurochemistry [3]
  • CGS 500 Cognitive Science in Theory and Practice [3]
  • CSD 571 Neural Bases of Speech, Language, and Hearing [4]
  • *PSY 393 Research in Neuroscience [1-3]
  • PSY 459 Neuropharmacology: Drugs and Behavior [3]
Other neuroscience-related courses at the 200-level or above, as approved by DUS for Neuroscience: Dr. Lynda Sharrett-Field
*No more than 6 hours from research courses may apply to the 12 hours of electives
** PSY 456 may be taken by PSY majors for elective credit toward the minor. Students should contact Dr. Lynda Sharrett-Field for permission.

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"Old" list of minor electives

12 Credits from the following courses:

  • BIO 395 Research in Biology (up to 6 credits can be used in this category)
  • PSY 459 Drugs and Behavior     3 hrs
  • CGS 500 Cognitive Science in Theory and Practice
  • BIO 507 Biology of Sleep and Circadian Rhythms    
  • BIO 535 Comparative Neurobiology and Behavior     3 hrs
  • CHE 580 Topics in Chemistry (subtitle required: Neuroscience themed sections only)
  • Other Neuroscience related courses at the 200 level or above (as approved by Director of Undergraduate Studies, Dr. Lynda Sharrett-Field 

High Achieving students may take advanced level coursework from the following but note that permission of the Dean of the Graduate School is required to register for these courses:

  • ANA 605 Principles of Neurobiology     4 hrs
  • ANA 625 Introduction to Functional MRI     1 hr
  • BIO 638 Developmental Neurobiology     3 hrs
  • BIO 650 Animal Physiology Laboratory     2 hrs
  • ANA 780 Special Topics in Neurobiology     1-3 hrs

 


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