Plan of Study Grid
First Year
1st SemesterCredits
BIOL 200 Concepts in Biology 4
CHEM 125 General Chemistry I 3
MATH 138 General Calculus I 3
HUM 101 English Composition: Writing, Speaking, Thinking I 3
CHEM 125A General Chemistry Lab I 1
FRSH SEM Freshman Seminar 0
 Term Credits14
2nd Semester
R120 201 Foundations Of Biology 3
R120 202 Foundations Of Biology Lab 1
CHEM 126A Gen Chemistry Lab II 1
CHEM 126 General Chemistry II 3
MATH 238 General Calculus II 3
HUM 102 English Composition: Writing, Speaking, Thinking II 3
 Term Credits14
Second Year
1st Semester
BIOL 205 Foundations of Biology: Ecology and Evolution Lecture 3
BIOL 206 Foundations of Biology: Ecology and Evolution Lab 1
CHEM 243 Organic Chemistry I 3
BNFO 135 Programming for Bioinformatics 3
PHYS 102 General Physics 3
PHYS 102A General Physics Laboratory 1
 Term Credits14
2nd Semester
BIOL 315 Principles of Neurobiology 3
CHEM 244 Organic Chemistry II 3
CHEM 244A Organic Chemistry II Laboratory 2
History and Humanities GER 200 level 3
PHYS 103 General Physics 3
PHYS 103A General Physics Laboratory 1
 Term Credits15
Third Year
1st Semester
BIOL 222 Evolution 3
BIOL 340 Mammalian Physiology 4
Cellular and Systems Neuroscience Elective 3
MATH 105 Elementary Probability and Statistics 3
Social Science GER 3
 Term Credits16
2nd Semester
Cellular and Systems Neuroscience Elective 3
Neurobiology Laboratory Elective 4
Free Elective 1 3
History and Humanities GER 300+ level 3
Technical Elective 2 3
 Term Credits16
Fourth Year
1st Semester
Neurobiology Laboratory Elective 4
History and Humanities GER 300+ level 3
Technical Elective 2 3
Technical Elective 2 3
Free Elective 1 3
 Term Credits16
2nd Semester
Neuroscience Elective 3
Humanities and Social Science Senior Seminar GER 3
Technical Elective 2 3
Free Elective 1 3
Free Elective 1 3
 Term Credits15
 Total Credits120

 Biology Credits: 39

Electives

Technical Electives

Any course in chemistry, math or physics beyond major requirements. Any course in environmental science, computer science or engineering. Additional biology electives can be used as technical electives.

Free Electives

Any course in any subject at any level.

NEUROBIOLOGY LABORATORY ELECTIVES (Two Required)

R120 285Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy4
R120 342Developmental Biology1-3
or R120 343 Developmental Biology Lab
BIOL 347Lab Approaches in Neuroscience4
BIOL 385Evolution of Animal Behavior Laboratory3
R120 404Intro to Neuroanatomy4
BIOL 451Cell Physiology and Imaging4
R120 452Molecular Biol Techniques4

CELLULAR AND SYSTEMS NEUROSCIENCE ELECTIVES (Two Required)

BIOL 341Introduction to Neurophysiology3
R120 444Cell Neurobiology3
BIOL 447Systems Neurobiology3

ADDITIONAL NEUROBIOLOGY ELECTIVES

R120 282Animal Behavior3
BIOL 337Collective Intel in Biol Syst3
BIOL 341Introduction to Neurophysiology3
BIOL 344Physiological Mechanisms3
BIOL 345Comparative Physiology3
or R120 345 Comparative Physiology
BIOL 383Neural Basis of Behavior3
MATH 430Analytical and Computational Neuroscience3
MATH 431Systems Computational Neuroscience3
R120 444Cell Neurobiology3
BIOL 445Endocrinology3
or R120 445 Endocrinology
BIOL 447Systems Neurobiology3
BIOL 448Neuropathophysiology: Nervous System Gone Bad!3
BIOL 491Research and Independent Study1-3
or R120 491 Problems In Biology
BIOL 492Research and Independent Study3
or R120 492 Problems In Biology