This option is offered within the following major(s):
The Neuroscience option is designed for students interested in combining foundational training in chemistry, biology, mathematics, physics, biochemistry, and biophysics with training in psychology, neuroscience, and anatomy and physiology to deepen their understanding of the brain and the nervous system. This option supports students who want to pursue graduate work in neuroscience, biophysics, bioinformatics, and pharmceutical research as well as work in health professions. Students are strongly encouraged to participate in undergraduate research, and up to three research credits can be applied to the Upper-division Science Elective requirements. Faculty advisors work with students to help them identify electives, research opportunities, and professional internships that align with their interests.
Option Code: 926
Options in the Biochemistry and Biophysics major require a minimum of twenty-one credits to complete in addition to the Biochemistry and Biophysics major. Most students can complete the major and Neuroscience option requirements in four years.
Students may either pursue the Neuroscience, Advanced Biophysics, or Pre-medicine/Biochemistry and Biophysics option with the Biochemistry and Biophysics major - no dual combinations are permitted.
For further information, see MyDegrees or the Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics website.
|BB 360||INTRODUCTION TO NEUROSCIENCE||3|
|BB 361||NEUROSCIENCE OF SENSORY AND MOTOR SYSTEMS||3|
|PSY 201||*GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY||4|
|PSY 202||*GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY||4|
|Options Science Electives|
|Select a minimum of 12 credits from the following:||12|
|ADVANCED MOLECULAR GENETICS|
|UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH (1-3 credits allowed) 1|
or BB 410
|ADVANCED HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY|
and ADVANCED HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY LABORATORY 2
or PH 423
|PARADIGMS IN PHYSICS: ENERGY AND ENTROPY|
or PH 425
|PARADIGMS IN PHYSICS: QUANTUM FUNDAMENTALS|
|INFINITE SERIES AND SEQUENCES|
or MTH 256
|APPLIED DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS|
or MTH 264
|INTRODUCTION TO MATRIX ALGEBRA|
|BRAIN AND BEHAVIOR|
Baccalaureate Core Course (BCC)
BB 401 or BB 410 for 1-3 credits can be taken with approval from the Biochemistry and Biophysics Lead Advisor
Option Code: 926