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Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience

Curriculum

Courses Needed to get a Neuroscience Degree


First Year, Fall Semester (16 units)

  • ENG 101 - Composition I (3 units) *
  • MATH 127R - Precalculus II (3 units) *
  • Core Curriculum Fine Arts (3 units)
  • BIOL 105 - Introduction to Neuroscience (3 units) OR
  • PSY 105 - Introduction to Neuroscience (3 units)

  • CHEM 121A - General Chemistry I (3 units) AND
  • CHEM 121L - General Chemistry Laboratory I (1 unit)
    OR
  • CHEM 201 - General Chemistry for Scientists and Engineers I (4 units)

Spring Semester (17 units)

  • ENG 102 - Composition II (3 units) *
  • MATH 181 - Calculus I (4 units)
  • BIOL 190 - Introduction to Cell and Molecular Biology (3 units)
  • PSY 101 - General Psychology (3 units) **

  • CHEM 122A - General Chemistry II (3 units) AND
  • CHEM 122L - General Chemistry Laboratory II (1 unit)
    OR
  • CHEM 202 - General Chemistry for Scientists and Engineers II (4 units)

Note(s):
* English and Math course placement is based on test scores. Please consult the Core Curriculum chapter of this catalog.

** Meets the Core Curriculum Social Sciences requirement.

Second Year, Fall Semester (15 units)

  • CH 201 - Ancient and Medieval Cultures (3 units)
  • BIOL 191 - Introduction Organismal Biology (3 units)
  • BIOL 192 - Principles of Biological Investigation (2 units)

  • PHYS 151R - Gen Physics I & Lab (4 units)
    OR
  • PHYS 180 - Physics for Scientists and Engineers I (3 units) AND
  • PHYS 180L - Physics for Scientists and Engineers Laboratory I (1 unit)

  • General Elective (3 units) OR
  • CHEM 241 - Organic Chemistry I (3 units) * OR
  • CHEM 341 - Organic Chemistry for Scientists and Professionals I (3 units) *

Note(s):

* For Pre-med Majors.


Spring Semester (16 units)

  • CH 202 - The Modern World (3 units)
  • PSY 210 - Statistical Methods (3 units)
  • Core Curriculum Diversity (3 units)

  • PHYS 152R - Gen Physics II & Lab (4 units)
    OR
  • PHYS 181 - Physics for Scientists and Engineers II (3 units) AND
  • PHYS 181L - Physics for Scientists and Engineers Laboratory II (1 unit)
  • General Elective (3 units) OR
  • CHEM 242 - Organic Chemistry II (3 units) * OR
  • CHEM 342 - Organic Chemistry for Scientists and Professionals II (3 units) * (pre-med)

Note(s):

* For Pre-med Majors.


Third Year, Fall Semester (15 units)

  • BIOL 300 - Principles of Genetics (3 units)
  • CHEM 345 - Organic Chemistry Laboratory (2 units)
  • PSY 301 - Experimental Psychology (4 units)
  • PSY 403 - Physiological Psychology (3 units)
  • General Elective (3 units)

Spring Semester (14 units)

  • CH 203 - American Experiences and Constitutional Change (3 units)
  • BIOL 315R - Cell Biology (3 units)
  • BIOL 395 - Laboratory in Genetics and Cell Biology (2 units)
  • Major Electives (6 units)

Fourth Year, Fall Semester (15 units)

  • BIOL 475 - Neurobiology (3 units)
  • General Elective (3 units)
  • Major Elective (3 units)
  • Core Curriculum General Capstone (3 units)
  • Direct Learning, Independent Study (3 units)

Spring Semester (12 units)

  • Core Curriculum General Capstone (3 units)
  • Major Electives (6 units)
  • General Elective (3 units)

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