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Cognitive Neuroscience

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Cognitive Neuroscience minor:

Required Basic Science Courses (29 cr)
     PY151 Introduction to Psychology (3 cr)
     BY140 Biology I: Inheritance, evolution and diversity (3 cr)
     BY142 Biology I Laboratory (2 cr)
     BY160 Biology II: Cellular and Molecular Biology (3 cr)
     BY162 Biology II Laboratory (2 cr)
     CM131 General Chemistry I (4 cr)1
     CM132 General Chemistry II (4 cr)1
     PH141 Physics for Life Sciences I (4 cr)2
     PH142 Physics for Life Sciences II (4 cr)2

Required Cognitive Neuroscience Courses (9 credits)
     PY458 Cognitive Neuroscience (3 cr)
     BY/PY454 Physiological Psychology3 (3 cr)
     BY/PY460 Neurobiology (3 cr)

Elective Psychology Courses: 2 courses (6 credits) chosen from the following:
     PY317 Psychology of Psychoactive Drugs (3 cr)
     BY/PY358 Animal Learning and Cognition (3 cr)
     PY359 Perception (3 cr)
     PY360 Learning and Memory (3 cr)
     PY462 Abnormal Psychology (3 cr)
     PY463 Health Psychology (3 cr)

Elective Biology Courses: 2 courses (6 cr) chosen from the following:
     BY360 Physiology (3 cr)
     BY480 Advanced Cell Biology (3 cr)
     BY214 Genetics (3 cr)
     BY310 Developmental Biology (3 cr)
     BY350 Comparative Anatomy (3 cr)
     BY471 Anatomy and Physiology I (3 cr)
     BY472 Anatomy and Physiology II (3 cr)

1CM103/105 and CM104/106 will also satisfy the Chemistry requirement
2PH131 and PH132 will also satisfy the Physics requirement
3Biology majors taking the cognitive neuroscience minor cannot use PY/BY454 as one of their Biology elective courses.