Director: Marieke Gilmartin, Ph.D.
The neuroscience minor is designed to enable students in a variety of majors to explore the important and rapidly expanding field of neuroscience. The minor enhances students' preparation for a variety of careers and/or graduate study in health-related professions and enriches undergraduate students involvement in neuroscience research.
Requires 18 credit hours. All courses in the minor must be completed with grades of C- or higher and an overall grade point average of 2.000.
|Required Courses - Choose two from the following:||6|
|Elective Courses - Choose four courses from the following:||12|
|Neuroeconomics: The Neuroscience of Decision Making|
|Diseases of the Brain|
|Biology, Moral Behavior and Policy|
|Biology of Aging|
|Modern Plagues: Stress, Trauma and Addiction|
|Independent Study in Biomedical Sciences (with approval of topic)|
|Neurological Bases of Human Communication Processes and Related Functions|
|Medical Imaging Physics|
|Image Processing for the Biomedical Sciences|
|Rehabilitation Science and Engineering|
|Independent Study in Biomedical Engineering (with approval of topic)|
|Laboratory Research Project in Biological Sciences (with approval of project)|
|Learning and Memory|
|Human Factors Engineering|
|Advanced Undergraduate Research (with approval of topic)|
|Advanced Undergraduate Seminar|
|Independent Study in Psychology (with approval of topic)|
|Total Credit Hours:||18|
- No more than 6 credits for students from the College of Health Sciences and College of Arts and Sciences and no more than 9 credits for students from the College of Engineering can count towards both the neuroscience minor and their primary major (e.g., only 6 credits from the minor can also apply towards the 33 credits required for the BISC major).