Neuroscience B.S. - Cognitive Neuroscience

Bachelor of Science - Neuroscience; Cognitive Neuroscience Concentration

College of Humanities & Sciences

Degree Specific Credits: 71-87

Required Cumulative GPA: 2.0

Catalog Year: 2018-2019

General Education Requirements

Information regarding these requirements can be found in the General Education Section of the catalog. 


Biology/Psychology Core Courses25
Other Required Courses26-33
Mathematics and Physics
Additional Major Courses19-20
Intersection Courses1-9
Total Hours71-87

Biology/Psychology Core Courses

Note: BIOH 458 satisfies the Upper Division Writing Requirement for the major. 

Complete all of the following courses:
Principles of Living Systems
and Prncpls of Living Systems Lab
BIOB 260Cellular and Molecular Biology4
BIOB 272Genetics and Evolution4
BIOH 280From Molecules to Mind - Fundamentals of Neuroscience3
BIOH 380Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience3
BIOH 458Neuroscience Research4
PSYX 250NFund of Biological Psychology3
Total Hours25

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Other Required Courses

Mathematics and Physics

Complete all of the following courses:
M 162Applied Calculus4
College Physics I
and College Physics I Laboratory
College Physics II
and College Physics II Laboratory
Complete one of the following courses:
STAT 216Introduction to Statistics3-4
or PSYX 222 Psychological Statistics
Total Hours17-18

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Complete one of the following Chemistry sequences:9-15
Introduction to General Chemistry
Introduction to Organic and Biochemistry
Introduction to Organic and Biochemistry Lab
College Chemistry I
and College Chemistry I Lab
College Chemistry II
and College Chemistry II Lab
Organic Chemistry I
and Organic Chemistry I Lab

Minimum Required Grade: C- 


Additional Major Courses

Complete all of the following courses:
BCH 380Biochemistry4
PSYX 270Fund Psychology of Learning3
PSYX 280Fund of Memory and Cognition3
PSYX 356Human Neuropsychology3
Total Hours13

Minimum Required Grade: C- 

Complete two of the following courses:6-7
Developmental Biology
Human AP I for Health Profsns
CNS Diseases
Motor Learning and Control
Comparative Psychology
Total Hours6-7

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Intersection Courses

Complete one of the following courses1-9
Behavior & Evolution
Teaching for the Disabled
Special Topics (Behavioral/Experimental Economics)
Health and Mind/Body/Spirit
Fund of Psychology of Aging
Total Hours1-9

Minimum Required Grade: C-