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Neuroscience Program Requirements

Basic Science Courses:

  • Two semesters of biology with labs (molecular and cellular biology, population biology)
  • Two semesters of general & inorganic chemistry with lab
  • Two semesters of organic chemistry
  • Two semesters of physics
  • One semester of biochemistry
  • One semester of psychology
  • Math through calculus I
  • Statistics

Upper Division Biology Courses

  • One or two semesters of physiology covering all the major organ systems
  • Neuroscience Laboratory
  • Introduction to Neuroscience I and II
  • 15 credits to fulfill one of three concentrations: Cellular and Developmental Neuroscience, Behavioral and Systems Neuroscience, or Cognitive and Computational Neuroscience

Neuroscience Degree (B.S.) Requirements

Undergraduate Director
Laura Symonds, Ph.D.
symonds@msu.edu

Academic Advisor
Kanchan Pavangadkar, Ph.D.
kanchan@msu.edu
 
Academic Advisor
Becky La, M.A.
labecky@msu.edu
 

Undergraduate Secretary
Barbara Bird
birdb@msu.edu
2240 Biomedical Physical Sciences
567 Wilson Rd.
East Lansing, MI 48824
Phone: (517) 884-5150