Minor in Brain, Body and Behavior

Catalog Year: 2022-2023


The courses included in this minor emphasize the behavioral consequences of both normal and abnormal neuronal and physiological processes. These in-depth courses will broaden the students' knowledge in understanding brain and behavior, specifically, but not exclusively, the cognitive aspects.

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Minor Requirements 

Total credits: 21

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Required Courses

PSYC 304 Principles of Learning 4
PSYC 373 Biopsychology Laboratory 2
PSYC 375 Brain and Sensory Processes 3
PSYC 376 Brain and Behavior 3
Total Credits 12


Select a minimum of 9 credits from the following: 1 9
Cellular Neuroscience
Developmental and Systems Neuroscience
Sensation, Perception, and Information Processing
Independent Study in Psychology 2
Special Topics 3
Biological Bases of Alzheimer's Disease
Current Topics in Brain and Behavior 4
Other course as approved by the undergraduate associate chair
Total Credits 9