Neuroscience - Minor

A minor in Neuroscience is considered an interdisciplinary minor with course selections in the Departments of Biology, Psychology, Philosophy and Veterinary Integrative Biosciences. Please be aware that each course selection may have prerequisite requirements that must be met.

To apply for admission to the Minor in Neuroscience, students must complete the Minor Approval Form. It must be signed by the NRSC academic advisor and then submitted to your major advisor.

The coursework listed represents various sub-disciplines within the field of Neuroscience and would give the student an overall knowledge base fitting a minor in Neuroscience. No grade below a C is acceptable to meet minor requirements.

Select from the following:15
Introduction to Neuroscience
Special Topics in...
Psychology of Animal Behavior
Sensation-Perception
Social Neuroscience
Neuroscience of Learning and Memory
Biology of Psychological Disorders
Physiological Psychology
Psychology of Learning
Health Psychology and Behavioral Medicine
Developmental Neurotoxicology
Core Ideas in Neuroscience
Regulatory and Behavioral Neuroscience
Mammalian Functional Neuroanatomy
Directed Studies
Special Topics in…
Research
Philosophy of Mind
Principles of Animal Physiology
Laboratory for Regulatory and Behavioral Neuroscience
Total Semester Credit Hours15

The minor must be declared before the student has completed 95 credit hours.

Student must make a grade of C or better.

For Psychology students, no more than 6 credit hours can be counted toward both the Neuroscience Minor and the Psychology Major.

A total of 6 hours of directed research (485/491) may be counted toward the minor. Directed studies may be conducted with any member of the faculty of Neuroscience. Research experiences must be approved by the NRSC faculty mentor.