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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.

Academic Advisor
Kanchan Pavangadkar, Ph.D.
Academic Advisor
Becky La, M.A.

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