Mar 04, 2024  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Neuroscience, B.S.

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120 hours (minimum)

Any student earning a Bachelor of Science (BS) degree must complete a minimum of 60 hours in natural, physical, mathematical, and computer science. See the complete description of College requirements for a Bachelor of Science degree , including a specific listing of courses applicable to the 60-hour requirement.

UK Core Requirements

See the UK Core section of this Bulletin for the complete UK Core requirements . The courses listed below are (a) recommended by the college, or (b) required courses that also fulfill UK Core areas. Students should work closely with their advisor to complete the UK Core requirements.

I. Intellectual Inquiry in Arts and Creativity

II. Intellectual Inquiry in the Humanities

III. Intellectual Inquiry in the Social Sciences

IV. Intellectual Inquiry in the Natural, Physical, and Mathematical Sciences

V. Composition and Communication I

VI. Composition and Communication II

VII. Quantitative Foundations

IX. Community, Culture and Citizenship in the USA

X. Global Dynamics

UK Core hours: 33

Graduation Composition and Communication Requirement (GCCR)

Subtotal: Graduation Composition and Communication Requirement hours (GCCR): 3

College Requirements

I. Foreign Language: 0-14

(placement exam recommended)

II. Disciplinary Requirements

a. Natural Science

(completed by Major Requirements)

b. Social Science: 3

c. Humanities: 3

III. Laboratory or Field Work: 1

IV. Electives: 6

College Requirement hours: 13-27

Premajor/Preprofessional Requirement hours: 25

Program Core hours: 23-26

Guided Electives

Students must complete 27 credit hours of guided electives. At least 12 of the 27 credit hours must come from group one. Students may choose from the remaining courses in group one or group two to equal the 27 credit hours of guided electives. Students cannot enroll in more than 3 credit hours of research courses in one semester even if under a different prefix (i.e., ANA 394 , BIO 394 , PSY 393  , PGY 394 ) and no more than 6 total credit hours of research may be used toward the major.

Total Guided Elective hours: 27

*Requires consent of instructor.

**May only be used as electives if the course is not used to satisfy program core requirements.


Choose electives to lead to the minimum total of 120 hours required for graduation

Subtotal: Electives: 6

Total Minimum Hours Required for Degree: 120

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