Major in Neuroscience (B.S.)
Neuroscience Core:
BIO/PSY/NSC 130Introduction to Neuroscience3
&
BIO/PSY/NSC 130DIntroduction to Neuroscience Lab 11
BIO358
BIO359
Neurobiology
and Neurobiology Lab
4
PSY340
PSY341
Physiological Psychology
and Physiological Psychology Lab
4
NSC350
NSC351
Neuroscience Methods
and Neuroscience Methods Lab
4
NSC 493 Literature Review in Neuroscience1
NSC 496 Neuroscience Research1
NSC 499 Neuroscience Seminar1
Fundamentals of Psychology Courses:
PSY100Introduction to Psychology3
PSY230MIntroduction to Statistical Methods and Experimental Design 14
Fundamentals of Biology Courses:
BIO120
BIO121
Introduction to Molecular and Cellular Biology
and Introduction to Molecular and Cellular Biology Lab
4
BIO122
122D
Introduction to Organismic Biology
and Introduction to Organismic Biology Lab 1
4
Critical Supporting Chemistry Courses:
CHE113
113D
General Chemistry I
and General Chemistry I Lab
4
CHE214
CHE215
General Chemistry II
and General Chemistry II Lab
4
CHE224
CHE225
Organic Chemistry I
and Organic Chemistry I Lab
4
Choose one or both Math courses:4-8
Calculus 1 1
Calculus 2 2
Choose two courses from Biology and Biochemistry courses, at least one which must be 300-level or above:8
Human Anatomy
and Human Anatomy Lab
Human Physiology
and Human Physiology Lab
Human Anatomy and Physiology
and Human Anatomy and Physiology Lab
Genetics
and Genetics Lab
Endocrinology
and Endocrinology Lab
Animal Behavior
&
Animal Behavior Lab
Cell Biology
and Cell Biology Lab
Developmental Biology
Animal Physiology
Molecular Biology
Biochemistry I
and
Biochemistry I Lab
Essentials of Biochemistry
and Essentials of Biochemistry Lab
Choose one from Experimental Psychology courses:4
Motivation and Emotion
Conditioning and Learning
and Conditioning and Learning Lab
Cognitive Psychology
Sensation and Perception
Choose one from Critical Supporting in Computer Science courses:3-4
Introduction to Programming
Computer Science 1
Scientific Computing
Behavioral Robotics
Choose a sequence from Critical Supporting in Physics courses:8
Introductory Physics I
and Introductory Physics I Lab
Introductory Physics II
and Introductory Physics II Lab
or
General Physics I
and General Physics I Lab
General Physics II
and General Physics II Lab
Major73-79
General Education49-50
Total Credits122-129
1

 This course meets a General Education requirement. 

2

 Required if student chooses the PHY292/PHY296 option. 

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B.S. in Neuroscience 2017-2018: Option 1 - CWILT

First Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
BIO122
122D1 Introduction to Organismic Biology and Introduction to Organismic Biology Lab
4GES160 Inquiry Seminar3CHE214 General Chemistry II3
CHE113
113D1 General Chemistry I and General Chemistry I Lab
4 NSC130
130D2 Introduction to Neuroscience and Intro to Neuroscience Lab
4
MAT124M1 Calculus 14 BIB101 Introduction to the Bible3
GES140 Introduction to Wellbeing3 PSY100 Introduction to Psychology3
 15 3 13
Second Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
BIO120
BIO121 Introduction to Molecular and Cellular Biology and Introduction to Molecular and Cellular Biology Lab
4GES125 Introduction to the Creative Arts4PHY206
PHY207 Introductory Physics II and Introductory Physics II Lab
4
GES130 Christianity Western Culture4 THE201 Christian Theology3
PHY202
202D Introductory Physics I
4 BIO358
BIO359 Neurobiology and Neurobiology Lab
4
PSY230M Introduction to Statistical Methods and Experimental Design4 Contemporary Western Life and Thought (L) course 3
 16 4 14
Third Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
CHE224
CHE225 Organic Chemistry I and Organic Chemistry I Lab
4PSY337K or COS 337K Behavioral Robotics or Behavioral Robotics3NSC 493 Literature Review in Neuroscience3 1
PSY340
PSY341 Physiological Psychology and Physiological Psychology Lab
4 Cross Cultural Experience (Z) course 0-3
Leisure and Lifetime Sport (Q) course 1 Second Language (S) course 4
World Cultures (U) course 3 Psychology Elective 4
  Interpreting Biblical Themes (J) course 3
 12 3 15
Fourth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
NSC 496 Neuroscience Research3 1Interim Off Contemporary Christian Issues (P) course 3
NSC350
NSC351 Neuroscience Methods and Neuroscience Methods Lab
4 NSC 499 Neuroscience Seminar3 1
Biology Elective 4 Biology Elective 4
Comparative Systems (G) course 3 Artistic Experience (A) course 0-3
  Elective (300-400 Level) 3
 12 0 14
Total Credits: 121
1

This course meets a General Education requirement.

2

 This course is also cross listed as PSY130/PSY130D or BIO130/BIO130D

3

 This is a new course that has not yet been approved.

B.S. in Neuroscience 2017-2018: Option 2- Humanities

First Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
BIO122
122D1 Introduction to Organismic Biology and Introduction to Organismic Biology Lab
4GES147 Humanities II: Renaissance and Reformation4CHE214
CHE215 General Chemistry II and General Chemistry II Lab
4
CHE113
113D1 General Chemistry I and General Chemistry I Lab
4 BIO130
130D1,2 Introduction to Neuroscience and Introduction to Neuroscience Lab
4
MAT124M1 Calculus 14 GES244 Humanities III: European Enlightenment and American Culture to 18774
GES145 Humanities I: Greco-Roman through Middle Ages4  
 16 4 12
Second Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
GES246 Humanities IV: Modern and Contemporary Western Culture4GES160 Inquiry Seminar3PHY206
PHY207 Introductory Physics II and Introductory Physics II Lab
4
BIO120
BIO121 Introduction to Molecular and Cellular Biology and Introduction to Molecular and Cellular Biology Lab
4 BIB101 Introduction to the Bible3
PHY202
202D Introductory Physics I and Introductory Physics I Lab
4 PSY230M Introduction to Statistical Methods and Experimental Design4
PSY100 Introduction to Psychology3 BIO358
BIO359 Neurobiology and Neurobiology Lab
4
 15 3 15
Third Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
CHE224
CHE225 Organic Chemistry I and Organic Chemistry I Lab
4COS337K or PSY 337K1 Behavioral Robotics or Behavioral Robotics3NSC493 Literature Review in Neuroscience3 1
PSY340
PSY341 Physiological Psychology and Physiological Psychology Lab
4 Second Language (S) course 4
Leisure and Lifetime Sport (Q) course 1 Psychology Elective 4
World Cultures (U) course 3 Interpreting Biblical Themes (J) course 3
  Cross Cultural Experience (Z) course 3
 12 3 15
Fourth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
NSC350
NSC351 Neuroscience Methods and Neuroscience Methods Lab
4Interim Off 0Contemporary Christian Issues (P) course 3
Comparative Systems (G) course 3 NSC499 Neuroscience Seminar3 1
NSC496 Neuroscience Research3 1 Biology Elective 4
Biology Elective 4 Artistic Experience 3
  Elective (300- or 400- level) 4
 12 0 15
Total Credits: 122
1<p>This course meets a General Education requirement.</p>
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3<p>&#160;This is a new course that has not yet been approved.</p>