University of Vermont

The College of Arts and Sciences

Undergraduate Neuroscience Program

Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Neuroscience

CAS Requirements for the Bachelor of Science degree

Requirements for All Undergraduate Degree Students

Specific Requirements

Twenty-five hours of fundamental courses including BCOR 011, BCOR 012, CHEM 031, CHEM 032, MATH 019, MATH 020, PSYS 001 (PSYC 001).

Fourteen hours of foundational courses including NSCI 111 and NSCI 112 (NSCI 110), BCOR 101, PSYS 111 (PSYC 104) or CSD 281, CHEM 141.

Experimental design and statistics courses out of one of the following categories: (i) PSYS 053 (PSYC 109) and PSYS 054 (PSYC 110), (ii) STAT 141 (or STAT 211) and STAT 221 and STAT 231, (iii) PSYS 053 (PSYC 109) and BIOL 202.

NSCI 270 and 3 of these 4 courses: (i) BIOL 261, (ii) PSYS 214, (iii) PSYS 215 (PSYC 221), (iv) NSCI 225.

Twelve hours of optional neuroscience courses, with at least one from each of the following categories: (i) CSD 101 or CSD 208 or PSYS 211 (PSYC 205) or PSYS 217 (PSYC 220) or PSYS 218 (PSYC 224) or PSYS 219 (PSYC 222) or PSYS 252, (ii) BCOR 103 or BIOL 266 or NSCI 255 or PHRM 201 or PHRM 290 or PSYS 216 (PSYC 223) or STAT 256, (iii) BIOL 262 or CSD 262 or NSCI 197 or NSCI 198. No more than 6 hours of category iii may be counted towards the major.

*NSCI 3XX courses may be accepted as Advanced Course Options with prior approval from the Neuroscience Program Director.  These courses are often open to upper level undergraduate students with instructor permission

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