Plan of Study Grid
First Year
1st SemesterCredits
BIOL 200 Concepts in Biology 4
CHEM 125
General Chemistry I 1
or Fundamentals of Chemical Principles I
3
CHEM 125A General Chemistry Lab I 1
MATH 138 General Calculus I 3
HUM 101 English Composition: Writing, Speaking, Thinking I 3
FRSH SEM First-Year Seminar 0
 Term Credits14
2nd Semester
BIOL 201 Found of Biol: Cell & Molecula 3
BIOL 202 Found of Biol: Cell & Molecula 1
CHEM 126
General Chemistry II 1
or Fundamentals of Chemical Principles II
3
CHEM 126A Gen Chemistry Lab II 1
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
or Computer Programming and Problem Solving
3
MATH 105 Elementary Probability and Statistics 3
History and Humanities GER 200 level 3
 Term Credits16
2nd Semester
CHEM 244 Organic Chemistry II 3
CHEM 244A Organic Chemistry II Laboratory 2
BIOL 315 Principles of Neurobiology 3
BIOL 340
Mammalian Physiology
or Mammalian Physiology
4
Social Science GER 3
 Term Credits15
Third Year
1st Semester
PHYS 102 General Physics 3
PHYS 102A General Physics Lab 1
BIOL 222 Evolution 3
Cellular and Systems Neuroscience Elective 3
History and Humanities GER 300+ level 3
Free Elective 2 3
 Term Credits16
2nd Semester
PHYS 103 General Physics 3
PHYS 103A General Physics Lab 1
Cellular and Systems Neuroscience Elective 3
Neurobiology Laboratory Elective 4
Technical Elective 3 3
History and Humanities GER 300+ level 3
 Term Credits17
Fourth Year
1st Semester
Neurobiology Laboratory Elective 4
Technical Elective 3 3
Technical Elective 3 3
Free Elective 2 3
Humanities and Social Science Senior Seminar GER 3
 Term Credits16
2nd Semester
Neuroscience Elective 3
Technical Elective 3 3
Free Elective 2 3
Free Elective 2 3
 Term Credits12
 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)

BIOL 321Comp Vertebrate Anatomy4
R120 342
R120 343
Developmental Biology
and Developmental Biology Lab
4
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

BIOL 337Collective Intel in Biol Syst3
BIOL 341Introduction to Neurophysiology3
BIOL 344Physiological Mechanisms3
BIOL 345Comparative Physiology3
or R120 345 Comparative Physiology
BIOL 352Genetics3
BIOL 382Animal Behavior3
BIOL 383Neural Basis of Behavior3
BIOL 432Intro to Comp Neuroscience3
BIOL 436Advanced Neuroscience Modeling3
R120 444Cell Neurobiology3
BIOL 445Endocrinology3
or R120 445 Endocrinology
BIOL 447Systems Neurobiology3
BIOL 448Neuropathophysiology: Nervous System Gone Bad!3
BIOL 453Applied Genetics & Genomics3
BIOL 462Comparative Biomechanics3
BIOL 470Dynamic Princ in Systems BIOL3
BIOL 491Research and Independent Study1-3
or R120 491 Problems In Biology
BIOL 492Research and Independent Study3
or R120 492 Problems In Biology