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Neuroscience courses


Program Advisors:

RUPA GUPTA GORDON, Assistant Professor (Psychology)
B.S., Purdue; Ph.D., University of Iowa

IAN A. HARRINGTON, Associate Professor, Chair (Psychology)
B.S., Dalhousie University; M.A., Ph.D., Toledo

SHARA STOUGH, Assistant Professor (Psychology)
B.A., Coe College; Ph.D., University of California-Irvine

MAJOR IN NEUROSCIENCE 39 credits, including PSYC-100, PSYC-240, PSYC-246, PSYC-248, PSYC-349, PSYC-452/453 or PSYC-466; BIOL-351, BIOL-358; PHIL-329. Minimum of 12 credits electives with at least 3 credits in PSYC. Students may take additional electives. Students who complete Senior Inquiry in another major with a project not related to neuroscience must substitute an additional 3-credit elective at the 300-400 level for the SI in NSCI. Students who complete Senior Inquiry in another major with a project related to neuroscience need no additional coursework. The major requires a minimum of 18 credits at the 300-400 level.

Students may NOT major in both neuroscience and psychology (3-18-10.)

Recommended supporting courses: some or all of the following are recommended for students planning to pursue graduate training in neuroscience and may be required by some graduate programs: CHEM-121, CHEM-122, CHEM-123, CHEM-311, CHEM-312, CHEM-313, CHEM-411; MATH-219; PHYS-101, PHYS-102, PHYS-103 or PHYS-201, PHYS-102, PHYS-203. Please consult with advisor.

For course descriptions, see the catalog pages for Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Psychology, and Philosophy.

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