Neuroscience
 

Neuroscience

Neuroscience
BS
Hours65 - 69 Credit Hours
MAPMajor Academic Plan

Program Requirements

The Neuroscience Center requires a minimum of 21 hours of neuroscience major credit to be taken in residence at BYU for this degree program. These hours may also go toward BYU's 30-hour residency requirement for graduation. Only 8 hours of Independent Study can be counted towards the neuroscience major credit.
requirement 5 Complete 1 option
Complete ONE of the following physics course options:
requirement 6 Complete 2 courses
Note: Students may substitute Math 113 for Math 112.
requirement 7 Complete 1 hour from the following course(s)
Complete at least 1.0 hour of the following:
requirement 8 Complete 1 option
Electives: Complete three courses from three different departments from the following elective list:
Note 1: Students should carefully consult with faculty regarding which electives they should take to best support their postgraduate plans.
Note 2: Me En 552, Neuro 449R, PDBio 565, and 568 require the instructor's signature before enrolling.
Note 3: PDBio 363, Phscs 105 lab, and Phscs 106 lab are required for most students applying for graduate training in medicine, dentistry, ophthalmology, physician assistant school, or similar programs.
Note 4: Double counting: No more than 3 credits (or one course) may be double counted between the Neuroscience major and another major or minor.
Recommended Complete 2 options
Recommended Courses:
In addition to the above courses, students may find the following courses helpful (see Pre-professional Advisement Center, 3328 WSC):
Recommended Complete 9 courses
Note: StDev 470 is required for most students applying for graduate training in medicine, dentistry, ophthalmology, physician assistant school, or similar programs.
Program Outcomes: 

Professional Preparation

Program graduates will have the necessary knowledge and skills in molecular and cellular biology, neuroanatomy, behavioral neuroscience, physiology, and supporting disciplines required to pursue advanced degrees in areas relating to neuroscience or in professional schools.

Research Critique and Application

Program graduates will evaluate, critique and apply research findings in neuroscience.