The minor in neuroscience requires 24 semester hours.
The following core courses are required:
|BIO 111/113||Introductory Cell Biology OR||4 sh|
|BIO 264||Human Physiology|
|PSY 243||Behavioral Neuroscience||4 sh|
|NEU 495||Seminar in Neuroscience||4 sh|
|Total Core:||12 sh|
An additional 12 semester hours of electives must be chosen from the following courses and/or other courses as approved by the program coordinator. Electives must be 200-level or higher and must come from at least two different disciplines. Up to four independent research credits (499) can be counted toward the accumulation of 12 credit hours, but these must be approved by the program coordinator.
|BIO 245/246||Principles of Genetics w/lab||4 sh|
|BIO 318||Comparative Vertebrate Structure||4 sh|
|BIO 331||The Biology of Animal Behavior||4 sh|
|BIO 422||Molecular and Cellular Biology||4 sh|
|CHM 211/213||Organic Chemistry I||4 sh|
|CHM 351||Biochemistry||4 sh|
|CHM 473||Medicinal Chemistry||2 sh|
|CSC 410||Artificial Intelligence||4 sh|
|ESS 263||NeuroMotor Control||4 sh|
|ESS 440||Exercise and the Cell||4 sh|
|ESS 443||Exercise Psychophysiology||4 sh|
|PSY 242||Cognitive Psychology||4 sh|
|PSY 310||Memory and Memory Disorders||4 sh|
|PSY 311||Psychology of Language||4 sh|
|PSY 345||Psychology of Learning||4 sh|
|PSY 350-54||Special Topics in Neuroscience||4 sh|
|PSY 355||Sensation and Perception||4 sh|
|PSY 361||Animal Behavior||4 sh|
|Total Electives:||12 sh|
|Minor Total:||24 sh|
For course descriptions, visit the Elon online catalog.
NEU 495: Seminar in Neuroscience (4 sh)
This course is designed to provide a detailed working knowledge of a variety of topics related to current issues in neuroscience. Discussion and analysis of topics will focus on structural and functional relationships of the brain and body as well as integration of perspectives from each student's major. At the culmination of the course, students will have an understanding of topics in neuroscience and be able to apply fundamental concepts to their professional path. Prerequisite: PSY 243. Offered spring semester.