BS in Neuroscience

NSM 1000Natural Sciences & Mathematics2
NSCI 1000The Neuropsychiatric Patient1
NSCI 2050Fundamentals of Neuroscience I3
NSCI 3050Fundamentals of Neuroscience II3
NSCI 3060Neuroscience Laboratory2
NSCI 4010Functional Neuroanatomy 3
NSCI 4020Neuropharmacology3
BIOL 4910Undergraduate Research3
or INDI 4000 Directed Research in Human Health Sciences
BIOL 2170Fundamentals of Life Science: Biomolecules, Cells, and Inheritance4
BIOL 2180Fundamentals of Life Science Laboratory: Biomolecules, Cells, and Inheritance1
BIOL 3010Molecular Genetics3
BIOL 3020Molecular Genetics Laboratory2
BIOL 3030Cell Biology3
BIOL 3070Human Physiology ( )3
or PHCL 2610 Introductory Physiology
NSCI 4050Cognitive Neuroscience3
BIOL 4700Biological Literature And Communication3
CHEM 1230General Chemistry I4
CHEM 1280General Chemistry Lab I1
CHEM 1240General Chemistry II4
CHEM 1290General Chemistry Lab II1
CHEM 2410Organic Chemistry I3
CHEM 2460Organic Chemistry Laboratory I for Non-Majors1
CHEM 2420Organic Chemistry II3
MATH 1750Calculus For The Life Sciences With Applications I4
MATH 1760Calculus For The Life Sciences With Applications II3
MATH 2600Introduction To Statistics3
PHYS 2070General Physics I5
PHYS 2080General Physics II5
Choose three of the following:9
Cell Biology of Neurons and Glia
Medical Neuroanatomy I - Topographic
Medical Neuroanatomy II - Systems
Biophysics of Excitable Membranes
Cellular Electrophysiology
Total Hours88
Plan of Study Grid
First TermHours
NSM 1000 Natural Sciences & Mathematics 2
BIOL 2170 Fundamentals of Life Science: Biomolecules, Cells, and Inheritance 4
BIOL 2180 Fundamentals of Life Science Laboratory: Biomolecules, Cells, and Inheritance 1
CHEM 1230 General Chemistry I 4
CHEM 1280 General Chemistry Lab I 1
ENGL 1110 College Composition I 3
Second Term
NSCI 1000 The Neuropsychiatric Patient 1
NSCI 2050 Fundamentals of Neuroscience I 3
CHEM 1240 General Chemistry II 4
CHEM 1290 General Chemistry Lab II 1
MATH 1750 Calculus For The Life Sciences With Applications I 4
ENGL 1130 College Composition II: Academic Disciplines And Discourse 3
Third Term
NSCI 3050 Fundamentals of Neuroscience II 3
BIOL 3010 Molecular Genetics 3
BIOL 3030 Cell Biology 3
CHEM 2410 Organic Chemistry I 3
CHEM 2460 Organic Chemistry Laboratory I for Non-Majors 1
MATH 1760 Calculus For The Life Sciences With Applications II 3
Fourth Term
NSCI 3060 Neuroscience Laboratory 2
BIOL 3020 Molecular Genetics Laboratory 2
BIOL 3070 Human Physiology 3
CHEM 2420 Organic Chemistry II 3
MATH 2600 Introduction To Statistics 3
Arts/Humanities Core 3
Fifth Term
NSCI 4010 Functional Neuroanatomy 3
NSCI 4020 Neuropharmacology 3
PHYS 2070 General Physics I 5
Elective 3
Sixth Term
NSCI 4050 Cognitive Neuroscience 3
PHYS 2080 General Physics II 5
BIOL 4910 Undergraduate Research 2
Social Sciences Core 3
Elective 3
Seventh Term
NSCI 4030 Cell Biology of Neurons and Glia 3
Elective - Major 3
Arts/Humanities Core 3
Diversity of US 3
Non-US Diversity 3
Eighth Term
Elective - Major 3
Elective - Major 3
BIOL 4700 Biological Literature And Communication 3
Social Sciences Core 3
 Total Hours120
  • PLO 1. Explain and relate the structure and function of the nervous system in health and disease.
  • PLO 2. Select and/or demonstrate the appropriate methods to use in the modern investigation of neuroscience topics.
  • PLO 3. Apply principles of molecular/cellular, systems, cognitive, and/or bioinformatics neuroscience to research, education, and health.
  • PLO 4. Evaluate the anatomical, developmental and functional components of neural circuits and organization.
  • PLO 5. Interpret data and literature in the context of neural function, plasticity, and neurological disorders.
  • PLO 6. Critically analyze scientific research as it relates to the field of neuroscience.
  • PLO 7. Demonstrate appropriate oral and written skills to communicate scientific concepts to the public, peers, and specialists.
  • PLO 8. Justify a chosen career path in neuroscience and related fields in biomedicine.
  • PLO 9. Act ethically and responsibly in a professional setting.
  • PLO 10. Act effectively as a member of a team.