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Neuroscience Minor

The minor in Neuroscience is designed to be of benefit to students interested in pursuing a post baccalaureate degree (M.S. or Ph.D.) in any of the life sciences or planning to attend medical school.  It is particularly useful to students interested in academic or professional careers in biopsychology, neurobiology, neurology, or psychiatry. [ View Catalog ]

Receiving a minor in Neuroscience requires 19-21 semester hours credit from the three groups of classes listed below. For more information, please contact us.

The Program

Core Courses (7 s.h. required)

  • PSY 343
  • PSY 443

Tier 1 Electives (at least 6 s.h. required)

Choose two courses from the following: 6–7 s.h.

  • BIOL 340;
  • PSY 444, 340, 344, 456;
  • Zool 432, Neurobiology
  • Neuroscience Related Seminar: BIOL 470 or PSY 490

Tier 2 Electives (at least 6 s.h. required)

Choose two courses from the following: 6–7 s.h. 

  • BIOL 330
  • CHEM 221, 330, 421, 422
  • KIN 270
  • PHIL 425
  • ZOOL 330, 331 (Human Anatomy & Physiology I and II), 321, 420, 430
  • PSY 460 or 463 (lab experience or readings must be in the Neuroscience area, 460 and 463 may account for 4 total s.h.)

Minor in Neuroscience: 19–21 Total Semester Hours