Study Plan – Neuroscience Major

Sample Study Plan

Year 1
Fall Credits
BIO SCI 150
Foundations of Biological Sciences I
4
PSYCH 101
Introduction to Psychology (SS-GER, L&S breadth)
3
MATH 115
Precalculus
4
CHEM 102
General Chemistry
5
Spring Credits
BIO SCI 152
Foundations of Biological Sciences II
4
ENGLISH 101
Introduction to College Writing
3
MATH 213
Calculus with Life Sciences Applications (QL-B)
4
CHEM 104
General Chemistry and Qualitative Analysis
5
Year 2
Fall Credits
PSYCH 254
Physiological Psychology
3
CHEM 343
Organic Chemistry
3
PHYSICS 120
General Physics I (Non-Calculus Treatment)
4
PHYSICS 121
General Physics Laboratory I (Non-Calculus Treatment)
1
ENGLISH 102
College Writing and Research (OWC-A)
3
Spring Credits
BIO SCI 315
Cell Biology
3
PSYCH 210
Psychological Statistics
4
CHEM 345
Organic Chemistry
3
PHYSICS 122
General Physics II (Non-Calculus Treatment)
4
PHYSICS 123
General Physics Laboratory II (Non-Calculus Treatment)
1
Year 3
Fall Credits
BIO SCI 465
Biostatistics (formal reasoning)
or PSYCH 210
Psychological Statistics
3-4
BIO SCI 325
Genetics
4
BIO SCI 370
Mammalian Physiology
3
Humanities Elective (GER, L&S Breadth, International)
3
Oral and Written Communications Elective (OWC-B)
3
Spring Credits
PSYCH 325
Research Methods in Psychology
4
BIO SCI 455
Cellular, Molecular and Developmental Neurobiology
3
BIO SCI 697
Independent Study in Cell and Molecular Biology
or PSYCH 690
Undergraduate Research: Upper Division
3
Social Science Elective (GER, L&S Breadth, International)
3
Humanities/Cultural Diversity Elective (GER, L&S HU/CD, L&S Breadth)
3
Year 4
Fall Credits
PSYCH 433
Neuropsychology
3
Open Elective
3
Social Science Elective (GER, L&S Breadth, International)
3
Humanities Elective (GER, L&S Breadth)
3
Arts Elective (GER)
3
Spring Credits
Open Elective
3
Open Elective
3
Humanities Elective (GER, L&S Breadth)
3
Social Science Elective (GER, L&S Breadth)
3

Key
(A) Arts GER (Int’l) International
(HU) Humanities (QL-A) Quantitative Literacy A
(NS) Natural Science (QL-B) Quantitative Literacy B
(SS) Social Science (OWC-A) Oral and Written Communication A
(CD) Cultural Diversity GER (OWC-B) Oral and Written Communication B