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BS in Neuroscience

The course requirements for the major include a total of 60 credit hours in addition to the 43 credits of Core requirements.

BAY PATH CORE - 43 CREDITS
  • ENG114 Critical Reading and Response
  • ENG122 Literary Genres
  • ENG124 Research and Writing in the Disciplines
  • WEL100 Women Empowered Learners Leaders
  • WEL310 Strategies for Career and Personal Success
  • WEL400 WELL in Practice
  • HUM210 Ethics
  • NEU100 Introduction to Neuroscience I w/ lab
  • MAT120 Statistics
  • Arts Elective
  • Society/Citizenship Electives
  • Global/Cultural Electives
  • Physical Fitness
  • Financial Literacy

NEUROSCIENCE REQUIREMENTS— 64 CREDITS
  • NEU 200 Introduction to Neuroscience II with lab
  • BIO 210 Genetics with lab
  • BIO 320 Cell and Molecular Biology with Lab
  • CHE 120 Chemistry I with lab
  • CHE 121 Chemistry II with lab
  • CHE 220 Organic Chemistry I with lab
  • CHE 221 Organic Chemistry II with lab
  • PHS 101 College Physics I with lab
  • PHS 102 College Physics II with lab
  • NEU 250 Research Methods in Neuroscience
  • NEU 399 Junior Seminar
  • NEU 498 Neuroscience Internship
  • NEU 499 Senior Thesis
  • 3/4 BIO/CHE/PSY/NEU___ Electives 12

Students in the major will need a total of 120 credits to graduate. This will necessitate that students select at least two courses for the program or open electives that are in the 4 credit range to fulfill requirements for graduation.

Neuroscience Electives:
  • (BIO300) Biochemistry with lab
  • (BIO316) Musculoskeletal Anatomy with lab
  • (BIO431) Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy with lab
  • (BIO 450) Vertebrate Physiology with Lab
  • (NEU 300) Neural Development
  • (NEU310) Animal Behavior
  • (NEU320) Neuropharmacology
  • (NEU330) Neuroendocrinology
  • (NEU340) Cognitive Neuroscience
  • (PSY240) Abnormal Psychology
  • (PSY340) Physiological Psychology
  • (PSY341) Drugs and Behavior

General Electives - 13

Students in the major will need a total of 120 credits to graduate. This will necessitate that students select at least two courses for the program or open electives that are in the 4 credit range to fulfill requirements for graduation.

Neuroscience Electives: (BIO300) Biochemistry with lab; (BIO316) Musculoskeletal Anatomy with lab; (BIO431) Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy with lab; (BIO 450) Vertebrate Physiology with Lab; (NEU 300) Neural Development; (NEU310) Animal Behavior; (NEU320) Neuropharmacology; (NEU330) Neuroendocrinology; (NEU340) Cognitive Neuroscience; (PSY240) Abnormal Psychology; (PSY340) Physiological Psychology; (PSY341) Drugs and Behavior.

Electives not specified in this curriculum will need to be approved by the Director of the Neuroscience Program prior to registration.

NOTE: For students interested in pursuing graduate careers in Neuroscience it is strongly recommended that they take Calculus I & II (MAT221 & 222) as well as Biochemistry (BIO300) with lab in addition to the major curriculum requirements outlined above.


MINOR in Neuroscience
20 credits
  • NEU 100 Introduction to Neuroscience I with lab
  • NEU 200 Introduction to Neuroscience II with lab
  • NEU 250 Research Methods in Neuroscience
  • 3 BIO/CHE/PSCY/NEU____ Electives
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