Neuroscience Curriculum

Curricular Requirements
 

CREDITS

CAS Core Requirements

42-46

Math Core Requirement must be MAT 190- Calculus I

One SGA course must be PSY 250

Lab Science Requirement must be BIO 105

 

Program Required Courses

58-63

PSY 105 - Introduction to Psychology

3

PSY 225 - Psychology Statistics or MAT 150 - Statistics for Life Sciences

3

NEU 205 - Introduction to Neurobiology

4

NEU 306 - Behavioral & Cognitive Neuroscience

4

NEU 410 - Neurobiology of Mental Illness

3

NEU 495 - Neuroscience Lab Research

3

Neuroscience Electives (3) (see below)

9-13
BIO 106 - Biology II: Cellular/Molecular 4
CHE 110/111 - General Chemistry I & II 8

CHE 210/211 or 210G/211G- Organic Chemistry I & II (CHE 310 may substitute for CHE 211)

10
PHY 110/111 - General Physics I & II 8
Minimum Required Total Credits  120
  Credits
Each student will choose three elective courses. No more than two may be chosen from either list A or B. No course counted as an elective may simultaneously satisfy program requirements.  
List A  
BIO 200 - Genetics (Human) 5
BIO 245 - General Principles of Anatomy, Physiology and Pathophysiology I 4
BIO 322 - Comparative Animal Physiology 3
BIO 330 - Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy 4
BIO 340 - Embryology 4
BIO 345 - General Principles of Anatomy, Physiology and Pathophysiology II 5
BIO 365 - Immunology 3
BIO 370 - Cell and Molecular Biology 3

BIO 407 - Developmental Biology

3

BIO 450 - Biology Topics (with program approval)

3
CHE 405 - Medicinal Chemistry 3
List B  
PSY 226 - Motivation and Emotion 3
PSY 245 - Evolutionary Psychology 3
PSY 205 - Abnormal Psychology 3
PSY 275 - Introduction to Techniques in Animal Behavior

3

PSY 285 - Research Methods 3
PSY 335 - Comparative Animal Behavior or BIO 335 Animal Behavior/Behavioral Ecology 3
PSY 362 - Animal Cognition 3
PSY 370 - Drugs, Society and Behavior 3

PSY 380 - Learning/Conditioning and Behavior Modification

OR

PSY 382 - Animal Learning and Behavior

3

PSY 383 - Memory and Cognition

3

PSY 425 - Advanced Methods in Animal Behavior

3

PSY 440 - Sensation and Perception

3

PSY 490 - Behavioral Neuroscience

3

PHI 370 - Philosophy of Psychology

3

PHI 380 - Philosophy of Mind

3

 

Students in this major can participate in the pre-health graduate school preparation tracks.

https://www.une.edu/cas/programs/pre-health-graduate-school-preparation-tracks-non-degree