Division of Social and Behavioral Sciences

This academic program is housed in the Division of Social and Behavioral Sciences in the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences.

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The behavioral neuroscience minor is intended to offer students in-depth training in brain-behavior relations and biological aspects of psychology. Behavioral neuroscience explores new discoveries and insights in dynamic areas such as the neurological origins of consciousness, emotion, and psychopathology. This minor is especially helpful for psychology students preparing for graduate school and for students planning to enter the medical fields who have an interest in brain-behavior relationships. This minor can be combined with any major and minor except the behavioral neuroscience major. A minimum of 9 credits must be exclusive to the minor and cannot be counted toward any other majors/minors/certificate programs.

Behavioral Neuroscience Minor Requirements (17 credits)

NEUR 2500 Introduction to Neuroscience (4 credits)
NEUR 2600 Introduction to Neuroanatomy (3 credits)
NEUR 2700 Research Methods and Data Analysis in Behavioral Neuroscience (4 credits)
NEUR 3000 Behavioral Genetics (3 credits)

Select 3 credits from the following courses:
PSYC 3900 Neuropsychology (3 credits)
PSYC 3920 Sensation and Perception (3 credits)
PSYC 4300 Psychophysiology (3 credits)
PSYC 4400 Hormones and Behavior (3 credits)

The academic program and curriculum requirements listed on this page are from the 2014-2015 edition of the NSU Undergraduate Student Catalog. Students are bound by policies and curricula published in the catalog in effect the semester they enter the university, unless an agreement is made with appropriate NSU administration officials allowing them to abide by policies published in a later catalog.