Neuroscience Minor

18 credits

Offered by the Neuroscience Council
Chairs: Christopher C. Chabot and Brian T. Healy
Council: Paul M. Fedorchak, John W. Kulig, H. David Zehr

The Neuroscience minor is designed to give students experience in the multidisciplinary field of Neuroscience that includes Biology and Psychology. The program is composed of introductory courses in either Biological or Psychological sciences, component courses offered by these departments, and a capstone experience that involves independent research. Students considering graduate school would benefit from the experience gained from this program.

Students who are interested in this minor should contact one of the Chairs of the Neuroscience Council. Several of the courses stipulated in this minor have specific prerequisites.



BI 4780 Neurobiology (WRCO) 4
PS 3600 Behavioral Neuroscience 3
Complete one of the following: 3
BI 4950 Undergraduate Research
PS 4940 Independent Research in Psychology
Complete two of the following: 8
BI 2120 Human Anatomy and Physiology II and
BI 2140 Human Anatomy and Physiology Laboratory II
BI 4760 Animal Behavior (WRCO)
PS 3210 Learning
PS 3220 Cognitive Psychology

The prerequisites for the courses in this minor can be found in the course descriptions outlined in this Catalog. Prerequisites include: BI 2110, BI 2130, PS 2010, junior or senior Biology or Psychology major, permission of instructor or (Chair or faculty research mentor).

*All course information is from the 2015-2016 Catalog.