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Course Checklist for Neuroscience Minors

NOTE: Neuroscience minor as of FA16 (current NSC minors can still use old criteria)

Basic Math & Science Courses (Required Prerequisites)
Biological Sciences:BSCI 1510, 1511, 1510L, and either 1511L or 1512L [8]
Chemistry: CHEM 1601 General Chemistry [3]
Statistics/Computer Science (3 Credit Hours Required):
BSCI 3270 Statistical Methods in Biology [3]
PSY 2100 Quantitative Methods [3]
PSY-PC 2110 Introduction to Statistical Analysis [3]
CS 1101 Programming and Problem Solving [3]
CS 1103 Introduction to Programming [3]


Introduction to Neuroscience (Required)
NSC 2201 Neuroscience [3]


Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience (6 Credit Hours Required)
BSCI 3252 Cellular Neurobiology [3]
BSCI 3256 Molecules of the Brain [3]
NSC 3235 Biological Basis of Mental Disorders [3]
NSC 3240 Neurobiology of Addiction [3]
NSC 3260 Psychopharmacology [3]
NSC 3269 Developmental Neuroscience [3]
NSC 3245 Drug Discovery For Neuropsychiatric Disorders [3]
NSC 3891 Special Topics in Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience [3]
PSY 3630 Drugs and Behavior [3]
(Note: No credit for students who have earned credit for NSC 3260)
PSY 3892 Special Topics in Neuroscience [3]


Systems and Integrative/Cognitive Neuroscience (6 Credit Hours Required)
BSCI 3230 Biological Clocks [3]
BSCI 3254 Neurobiology of Behavior [3]
NSC 3270 Computational Neuroscience [3]
NSC 3274 Neuroanatomy [3]
NSC 4961 Integrative Neuroscience [3]
NSC 4969 Senior Seminar in Neuroscience [3]
PSY 3120 Cognitive Psychology [3]
PSY 3620 Schizophrenia [3]
PSY 3700 Movement [3]
PSY 3730 Learning and Memory [3]
PSY 3750 Perception [3]
PSY 3760 Mind and Brain [3]
PSY 3765 Social Cognition and Neuroscience [3]
PSY 3775 Human Memory [3]
PSY 3780 The Visual System [3]
PSY 3785 Brain Damage and Cognition [3]
PSY 3892 Special Topics in Neuroscience [3]
PSY-PC 3190 Language and the Brain

NOTE: The chosen courses counting towards the 18 credit hours must come from at least 3 different departments/disciplines (e.g. NSC, PSY and BSCI) and research courses (NSC 3860, 3861, 3862, 3863, 3864, and 4999) do not count towards the minor.