The degree map is a term-by-term sample course schedule to make it easier for you to understand how to graduate in four years with a Neuroscience major The actual sequence of courses may differ for each student. Please consult with your advisor about the best path for you.

Credits to Graduate with a BS in Neuroscience, Molecular Neuroscience Concentration

120
A Bachelor in Science degree requires 120 credits to complete. With 5 classes a semester, this puts you on track to graduate in 4 years. A minimum gpa of 2.0 is required.

Credits for Major in Neuroscience, Molecular Neuroscience Concentration

54
To qualify as a major, a minimum of 54 credits are required but students may take up to 55 credits based on course selection. Majority of courses are in psychology and biology. 16 credits are taken in the concentration and 6 credits are required for capstone.

General Education Credits Required for a BA in Neuroscience, Molecular Neuroscience Concentration

25
With careful advisement, you can complete your General Education requirements with 25-28 credits. Talk to your advisor about how to make credits from your major count toward General Education

First Year

Course Credits
ENG 0122-107
Art & Craft of Writing
General Education Requirement
3- credits
PIA 0501-101
General Psychology
BS Neuroscience/General Education Requirement
3 credits
BIO 0105-111
Bio Concepts & Methods
BS Neuroscience/General Education Requirement
4 credits
CHE 0106-111
General Chemistry I
Concentration Requirement
4 credits
Humanities Electives
1 of 2 courses
General Education Requirement
3 credits
17 credits
Course Credits
FYS 0952-110
First Year Seminar
General Education Requirement
4 credits
PIA 0501-103
Writing in Psychology
BS Neuroscience/General Education Requirement
3 credits
BIO 0105-112
Bio Concepts & Methods II
BS Neuroscience/General Education Requirement
4 credits
Molecular Neuro Elective
Select 1 course
Concentration Requirement
4 credits
15 credits

Second Year

Course Credits
PIA 0501-137/MTH 0144-114
Select 1 course from above
BS Neuroscience/General Education Requirement
3-4 credits
BIO 0105-213
Introduction to Neurobiology
BS Neuroscience Requirement
3 credits
Molecular Neuroscience Elective
Select 1 course
Concentration Requirement
4 credits
Social Sciences Electives
Select 1 course
General Education Requirement
3 credits
Information Literacy Elective
Select 1 course
General Education Requirement
3 credits
16-17 credits
Course Credits
PIA 0501-245
Psychological Research
BS Neuroscience/General Education Requirement
4 credits
BIO 0105-484
Neurobiology
BS Neuroscience Requirement
3 credits
PIA 0501-395
Integrative Neuroscience Seminar
BS Neuroscience Requirement
2 credits
Arts Electives
1 of 2 courses
General Education Requirement
3 credits
Global Awareness/Civic Engagement Electives
1 of 2 courses
General Education Requirement
3 credits
15 credits

Third Year

Course Credits
Arts Electives
2 of 2 courses
General Education Requirement
4 credits
Communication Elective
Select 1 course
General Education Requirement
3 credits
Humanities Electives
2 of 2 courses
General Education Requirement
3 credits
Global Awareness/Civic Engagement Electives
1 of 2 courses
General Education Requirement
3 credits
General Elective 3 credits
16 credits
Course Credits
Molecular Neuro Elective
Select 1 course
Concentration Requirement
4 credits
Breadth Requirement
Select 1 course
Concentration Requirement
3 credits
General Elective 3 credits
General Elective 3 credits
General Elective 3 credits
16 credits

Fourth Year

Course Credits
Capstone Experience
1 of 2 courses
BS Neuroscience Requirement
3 credits
General Elective 3 credits
General Elective 3 credits
General Elective 3 credits
General Elective 3 credits
15 credits
Course Credits
Capstone Experience
2 of 2 courses
BS Neuroscience Requirement
3 credits
General Elective 3 credits
General Elective 3 credits
General Elective 3 credits
12 credits



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