Neuroscience and Behavior Curriculum

The neuroscience sample curriculum below was published in the Bulletin of Information.

Sample curriculum for students intending to attend medical school, assuming no AP credit or language placement

First Year
Fall Semester   Spring Semester  
BIOS I:Big Questions 10170/11173   BIOS II Molecules to Ecosystems 10172/11174  
CHEM 10171/11171 (Univ LA Core 2)   CHEM 10172/11172 (Univ LS Core 3)  
MATH 10350 or 10550 (Univ LACore 1)   MATH 10360 or 10560  
Univ LA 4 Core (USEM*)   WR1310  
Moreau First Year Experience   Moreau First Year Experience  
Total: 16 Total: 16
       
Sophomore Year  
Fall Semester   Spring Semester  
NSBH Core 1: NSBH with lab   NSBH Core 2: Intro to Cog Neuro  
CHEM 20273 and 21273   NSBH Core 3: Molecular Neuro  
Intro Psych (Univ LA 5)   Statistics (BIOS 40411 or PSY 30100)  
Theology 1   Chemistry across the Periodic Table with Lab  
NSBH Prosem   Philosophy 1  
Total: 15 Total: 16
 
Junior Year
Fall Semester   Spring Semester  
Physics I with Lab   Physics II with Lab  
NSBH Psych Elective (1)   NSBH Psych Elective (2)  
Biochemistry (FE2)   Physiology (BE1)  
Univ LA Core (6)   Cell Biology (FE3)  
Language   Language  
Total: 16 Total: 16
 
Senior Year
Fall Semester   Spring Semester  
NSBH Additional Elective (1)    NSBH Additional Elective (3)  
Philosophy 2   NSBH Additional Elective (4)  
NSBH Bios Elective (2)   Theology 2  
NSBH Additional Elective (2)   Free Elective  
Language   Free Elective   
Third Lab      
Total: 16 Total: 15

Credits required for major: 124

 

Sample curriculum for students not intending to attend medical school, assuming no AP credit or language placement

First Year
Fall Semester   Spring Semester  
BIOS I:Big Questions 10170/11173   BIOS II Molecules to Ecosystems 10172/11174  
CHEM 10171/11171 (Univ LA Core 2)   CHEM 10172/11172 (Univ LS Core 3)  
MATH 10350 or 10550 (Univ LACore 1)   MATH 10360 or 10560  
Univ LA 4 Core (USEM*)   WR1310  
Moreau First Year Experience   Moreau First Year Experience  
Total: 16 Total: 16
       
Sophomore Year  
Fall Semester   Spring Semester  
NSBH Core 1: NSBH with lab   NSBH Core 2: Intro to Cog Neuro  
CHEM 20273 and 21273   NSBH Core 3: Molecular Neuro  
Intro Psych (Univ LA 5)   Statistics (BIOS 40411 or PSY 30100)  
Theology 1   Foundational Science Elective (2)  
NSBH Prosem   Philosophy 1  
Total: 15 Total: 16
 
Junior Year
Fall Semester   Spring Semester  
Physics I with Lab   Physics II with Lab  
NSBH Psych Elective (1)   NSBH Psych Elective (2)  
Foundational Science Elective (3)   NSBH Bios Elective (1)  
Univ LA Core (6)   Theology 2  
Language   Language  
Total: 16 Total: 16
 
Senior Year
Fall Semester   Spring Semester  
NSBH Additional Elective (1)    NSBH Additional Elective (3)  
Philosophy 2   NSBH Additional Elective (4)  
NSBH Bios Elective (2)   Free Elective  
NSBH Additional Elective (2)   Free Elective  
Language   Free Elective   
Third Lab      
Total: 16 Total: 15

Credits required for major: 124