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Behavioral Neuroscience Minor

The behavioral neuroscience minor requires the completion of coursework in two disciplines, psychology and biology. This academically rigorous program will be of interest to students considering careers in:

  • medicine
  • clinical psychology
  • clinical neuropsychology
  • forensic psychology
  • gerontology
  • health psychology
  • sports psychology
  • biology
  • biomedical sciences
  • neuroscience
  • science education
  • other health-oriented fields

Recommendations & Requirements

  • All prerequisites must be completed prior to enrollment in the following courses
  • Students are strongly encouraged to take PSYC 101

Required Courses (19 credit hours)

BIOL 172: Exploring Molecular Biology
PSYC 327: Psychopharmacology
PSYC 348: Psychoneuroimmunology
PSYC 356: Biopsychology
PSYC 364: Neuroanatomy

Choose one course from the following electives (3-4 hours):

PSYC 323: Functional Neuroscience
PSYC 331: Biological Bases of Clinical Disorders