2017-2018 Academic Bulletin 
    Mar 22, 2018  
2017-2018 Academic Bulletin

Neuroscience Major

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Neuroscience Learning Outcomes

Students completing a major in Neuroscience are expected to be able to:

  • Demonstrate a broad understanding of neurophysiology, neuroanatomy, and neurochemistry in relation to sensory processing, behavior, cognition, and health;
  • Demonstrate a depth of knowledge in both cell and molecular neurobiology and behavioral and cognitive neuroscience;
  • Understand the tools and methods used in neuroscience research and critically analyze the primary literature in specific sub-disciplines within neuroscience;
  • Design, conduct, and interpret results of neuroscience experiments and effectively communicate these results in both oral and written form.


Core Courses/Fundamentals:

Must take all:

Note: Students may elect to take one course from the Core Courses/Fundamentals requirements on a Credit/No Credit basis.

Junior Seminar/Senior Project

Junior Seminar:

Choose one from:


Take three 4-credit courses from the following three areas, including at least one from the Cellular and Molecular list and one from the Behavioral and Cognitive list. At least two of these 4-credit classes must be numbered 300 or above.

Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience

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