Behavioral Neuroscience, Minor

The behavioral neuroscience minor allows all students, including those majoring in biology and psychology, the opportunity to complement their major plans of study with an interdisciplinary minor in behavioral neuroscience.

Students are required to take one intermediate course followed by four behavioral neuroscience core courses, two from each of the parent departments of the discipline (i.e., psychology and biology).

Intermediate Course

PSYC 3458Biological Psychology4
or BIOL 3405 Neurobiology

Psychology Core Courses

Complete two of the following:8
Clinical Neuroanatomy
Neuropsychology of Fear
Behavioral Endocrinology
Brain, Behavior, and Immunity
Psychopharmacology
Neuropsychology
Clinical Neuroscience
Behavioral Genetics

Biology Core Courses

Complete two of the following courses not completed above:8
Animal Behavior
Neurobiology
Neural Systems and Behavior
Developmental Neurobiology
Neurobiology of Cognitive Decline
Comparative Neurobiology
Cell and Molecular Neuroscience

Credit/GPA Requirement

20 total semester hours required
2.000 GPA required in the minor