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Undergraduate Neuroscience Major Curriculum

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Students must take at least 55 credit hours including:

Required courses: Credits:
Psy 101: Introductory Psychology 4
Psy 107/Bio 230: Statistics 4
Psy 213W: Experimental Methods 4
Psy 243: Behavioral Neuroscience 3
Psy 391/Bio 390-395/Chem 391-395/HMNS 291,391* 3
Bio 105 & 106: Introductory Biology I and II** 8
Bio 286: Cell Biology 3
Choose from one of the following: 4
    Bio 373: Neurobiology  
    Psy 316/Bio 385.4:  Advanced Experimental: Neurobiology Laboratory  
Chem 113 & 114: Introductory Chemistry I and II** 10
Total credits from required courses: 43

*This reflects research thesis credit and is taken in the student’s last semester. Students must consult with their research mentor/HMNS Director to arrange to take these credits.
**These courses are also required pre-med courses.

 

Students must take 12 additional elective credits from the following courses:

Psy 281/282:  Special Topics (when relevant***) 3
    Already approved:  Clinical Neuropsychology  
Psy 260: Sensation and Perception 3
If you choose Bio 373 in the required category, then you may select ONE course from the list of Advanced Experimental offerings:  
    Psy 311:  Advanced Experimental:  Learning 4
    Psy 312:  Advanced Experimental:  Sensation and Perception 4
    Psy 313:  Advanced Experimental:  Cognition 4
    Psy 316/Bio 385.4:  Advanced Experimental: Neurobiology Laboratory 4
    Psy 319:  Advanced Experimental:  Memory 4
Psy 342:  Comparative Psychology 3
Psy 345:  Cognitive Neuroscience 3
Psy 346:  Neuroscience of Memory 3
Psy 352:  Psychopharmacology 3
Bio 285:  Genetics 4
Bio 325:  Anatomy and Physiology I 4
Bio 326:  Anatomy and Physiology II 4
Bio 345:  Animal Behavior 4
Bio 354:  Evolution 4
Bio 365:  Developmental Biology 4
Bio 372:  Physiology 4
Chem 371:  Biochemistry**** 4
Total 55

***to be determined by the Neuroscience Committee.
**** Students who take Chem 371 are advised that, if they also take Chem 376 (Biochemistry laboratory), then they will complete a minor in Chemistry.

All course selection should be made in consultation with the Director or Deputy Director of the Neuroscience major.

 
 

 Office Information

 
Director: Ray Johnson, Jr., PhD
Psychology Department
Office: Science Building, Room A316
Phone: 718-997-3241
Email: ray.johnson@qc.cuny.edu

Deputy Director: Carolyn Pytte, PhD
Psychology Department
Office: Razran Building, Room 368
Phone: 718-997-4528
Email: carolyn.pytte@qc.cuny.edu


 

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