|Lower Division Requirements
|Introduction to Brain and Behavior
|Intro to Brain and Behavior Laboratory
|General Biology I: Organismic
|Organismic Biology Lab
|General Biology II: Mlclr & Cellular
|Molecular & Cellular Biology Laboratory
|General Chemistry I
|General Chemistry I Lab
|General Chemistry II
|Principles of Chemistry II Lab
|Statistics for the Life Sciences
|Upper Division Requirements
|Methods and Application
|Neuroscience Methods Laboratory
|Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience
|Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience Lab
|Neuroanatomy and Neurophysiology
|Neuroanatomy and Neurophysiology Lab
|Sem/Curr Tpcs in Neuroscience:
|Two electives courses with co-requisite laboratory, if offered, which must be from different focus areas. 1
|Principles of Genetics
|Molecular & Cellular Biochemistry
|Human and Comparative Physiology
|Human & Comparative Physiology Lab
|Learning and Memory
|Cognitive Psychology Laboratory
|Sensation and Perception
|Sensation and Perception Laboratory
|Additional NS Electives 2
|Research in Neuroscience:
|Internship in Neuroscience
A second section offering of NS 495E-W Sem/Curr Tpcs in Neuroscience: may be completed as an upper division neuroscience-focused elective with permission of the director of the Neuroscience Program.
Note: These may substitute for an upper division neuroscience-focused elective with permission of the director of the Neuroscience Program.
The Honors-in-Neuroscience major is designed for students who wish to complete a major research project as part of their program of study. To complete this major, a student must complete the same lower and upper division requirements of the neuroscience major, plus at least two semester hours of NS 491E-W Research in Neuroscience: (taken over two or more semesters) and two semester hours of Senior Thesis.
|Research in Neuroscience:
Research or Independent Study in Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry, or Psychology may be substituted for this requirement upon approval by the director of the Neuroscience Program after consulting with the instructor of the independent study.
- Maintenance of an overall grade point average (GPA) of 3.5 or higher at the times of thesis proposal.
- Select a thesis committee comprised of an advisor and reader, and submit a preliminary thesis proposal that must be approved by the committee.
- Obtain IRB or IACUC approval as necessary.
- Write and submit a grant proposal to URSC or another funding source to support the proposed thesis project.
- Complete the proposed research project in NS 491E-W Research in Neuroscience: (or equivalent). Credits may be spread across multiple semesters.
- Complete NS 499 Senior Thesis by
- orally defending the thesis before the thesis committee and other interested parties;
- presenting the research project in a public forum such as a lecture or a professional meeting;
- submitting a final thesis that is approved by the thesis committee.