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Requirements

Neuroscience and Behavior

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE CONCENTRATIONS

(Additional courses may be offered; any courses not listed below must be approved by the Program Director.)

 

BEHAVIOR CONCENTRATION

All of the following required Core Courses:

  • Psychology BC 1001 Introduction to Psychology
  • Biology BC 1500, BC 1501 Introduction to Organismal and Evolutionary Biology (LEC/LAB)
  • Biology BC 1502, BC 1503 Introduction to Cellular and Molecular Biology (LEC/LAB)
  • Psychology BC 1107, BC 1106 Psychology of Learning (LEC/LAB)
  • Biology BC 2280 Animal Behavior
  • NSBV BC 3593–BC 3594 Senior Research and Seminar in Neuroscience & Behavior

One of the following courses:

  • Biology BC 2286 Statistics and Research Design
  • Psychology BC 1101, BC 1102 Statistics (LEC/RECITATION)

Both of the following courses; one must include the associated laboratory:

  • Psychology BC 1119, BC 1118 Systems and Behavioral Neuroscience (LEC/LAB), or BC1119 Systems and Behavioral Neuroscience (LEC only)
  • Biology BC 3362/3363 Molecular and Cellular Neuroscience (LEC/LAB)

Two additional courses selected from the following list:

  • NSBV BC 3367 Transformative Landmarks in Neuroscience
  • Biology BC 2100 Mendelian and Molecular Genetics
  • Biology BC 2272 Ecology
  • Biology BC 2278 Evolution
  • Biology BC 3302 Molecular Biology
  • Biology BC 3360 Animal Physiology
  • Biology BC 3310 Cell Biology
  • Psychology BC 2154 Hormones and Reproductive Behavior
  • Psychology BC 3169 Developmental Psychobiology
  • Psychology BC 2177 Psychology of Drug Use and Abuse
  • Psychology BC 2180 Neurodevelopmental Processes and Cognitive Behavioral Disorders
  • Psychology BC 3376 Infant Development
  • Psychology BC 3380 Fundamentals of Neuropsychology
  • Psychology BC 3383 Neuropharmacology and Behavior
  • Psychology BC 4232 Production and Perception of Language
  • Psychology G 4440 Topics in Neurobiology and Behavior

Both of the following chemistry courses:

  • Chemistry BC 2001 General Chemistry (with LAB)
  • Chemistry BC 3230/3328 Organic Chemistry I (LEC/LAB)

CELLULAR CONCENTRATION

All of the following core courses:

  • Psychology  BC 1001 Introduction to Psychology
  • Biology BC 1500, 1501 Introduction to Organismal and Evolutionary Biology (LEC/LAB)
  • Biology BC 1502, 1503 Introduction to Cellular and Molecular Biology (LEC/LAB)
  • Biology BC 2100 Mendelian and Molecular Genetics
  • Biology BC 3310 Cell Biology
  • NSBV BC 3593–BC 3594 Senior Research and Seminar in Neuroscience & Behavior

One of the following courses:

  • Biology BC 2286 Statistics and Research Design
  • Psychology BC 1101, BC 1102 Statistics (LEC/RECITATION)

Both of the following neuroscience courses; and one of the associated laboratories:

  •  Psychology BC 1119, BC 1118 Systems and Behavioral Neuroscience (LEC/LAB), or BC1119 Systems and Behavioral Neuroscience (LEC only)
  • Biology BC 3362/3363 Molecular and Cellular Neuroscience (LEC/LAB)

Only one of the following laboratory courses:

  • Biology BC 2801 Laboratory in Genetics
  • Biology BC 3303 Laboratory in Molecular Biology
  • Biology BC 3311 Laboratory in Cell Biology

Two of the following electives:

  • NSBV BC 3367 Transformative Landmarks in Neuroscience
  • Biology BC 2280 Animal Behavior
  • Biology BC 3302 Molecular Biology
  • Biology BC 3352 Development
  • Biology BC 3360 Animal Physiology
  • Biology BC 3308 Genomics and Bioinformatics
  • Chemistry BC 3282 Biological Chemistry
  • Psychology BC 1107 Psychology of Learning
  • Psychology BC 2154 Hormones and Reproductive Behavior
  • Psychology BC 3383 Neuropharmacology and Behavior
  • Psychology G 4440 Topics in Neurobiology and Behavior

Both of the following chemistry courses, and associated laboratories:

  • Chemistry BC 2001 General Chemistry I (with LAB)
  • Chemistry BC 3230/3328 Organic Chemistry I (LEC/LAB)