Behavioral Neuroscience Concentration

Section 1


Requires 32 hours of "PSYC" coursework plus an approved statistics course.

Minimum thirteen (13) hours of PSYC 300/400-level credit required (includes lab/research methods course).

Introductory Psychology - choose one

PSYC 103 - Intro Experimental Psych

Introductory Statistics - choose one*

STAT 100, 200, 212, or 400; ECON 202 or 203; EPSY 280 or 480;

SOC 280; SOCW 225; ACE 261; CHLH 244; PS 230; UP 116

These courses meet the statistics requirement but do not count toward PSYC hours

Biological/Cognitive Foundation Courses - choose one


Clinical / Developmental / Organizational / Personality/ Social Foundation Courses- choose two


Core Concentration Course

PSYC 210 - Behavioral Neuroscience

Research Methods/Lab Concentration Course

PSYC 311 - Behavioral Neuroscience Lab

Concentration Electives - choose four

*A maximum of three (3) hours of PSYC 494 research conducted in a Behavioral Neuroscience Lab may be applied to the concentration.

Section 2



FAQs - General

Q: Can I have more than one concentration?

A: No, concentrations are single majors

Q: Minimum GPA for a concentration?

A: 2.0 gpa is required for all concentrations

Q: How do I declare?

A: Concentrations are usually declared in October of your senior year (or sooner if courses are completed)

Q: Do PSYC 290 research hours count?

A: Only for Intradisciplinary Concentration.

Q: Can study abroad classes count?

A: Only with pre-approval from Associate Head for Undergraduate Studies.