2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog


Neuroscience, BS

Requirements

The program of study requires a minimum of 78 hours, on a 124-hour degree, consisting of:

Biology (20 hours)

A. Required courses (8 hours):

BIOL 10501Introductory Biology Lab I

1

BIOL 10503Introductory Biology I

3

BIOL 10511Introductory Biology Lab II

1

BIOL 10513Introductory Biology II

3

B. Minimum of 12 hours selected from:

BIOL 30304Microbiology

4

BIOL 30404Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy

4

BIOL 30603Cellular, Molecular, and Developmental Biology

3

BIOL 30803Human Parasitology

3

BIOL 30843Biomedical Imaging

3

BIOL 40123Genetics

3

BIOL 40133Molecular Basis of Human Disease

3

BIOL 40203Histology

3

BIOL 40224Developmental Biology

4

BIOL 40254Immunology

4

BIOL 40403Mammalian Physiology

3

BIOL 40603Virology

3

Chemistry and Biochemistry (21-24 hours)

A. Required courses (18 hours):

CHEM 10113General Chemistry I

3

CHEM 10123General Chemistry II

3

CHEM 10122General Chemistry II Laboratory

2

OR

CHEM 20123Quantitative Analysis

3

 

CHEM 30121Organic Chemistry I Laboratory

1

CHEM 30123Organic Chemistry I

3

CHEM 30133Organic Chemistry II

3

CHEM 30143Organic Qualitative Analysis

3

B. 3-6-hours, select-one-option:

Option I (3 hours)
BIOL 40513Fundamentals of Biochemistry

3

Option II (6 hours)
CHEM 50133Biochemistry I

3

CHEM 50143Biochemistry II

3

Psychology (23 hours)

A. Required courses (8 hours):

PSYC 10514Principles of Behavior I

4

PSYC 10524Principles of Behavior II

4

Students who have completed PSYC 10213 prior to declaring a Neuroscience major or transferring to TCU may substitute PSYC 10213 and 6 hours of upper-level psychology for this requirement. The 6 upper-level hours are in addition to those listed under B and C.

B. Minimum of 6 hours selected from:

PSYC 30363Abnormal Psychology

3

PSYC 30414Experimental Psychology: Learning

4

PSYC 30423Experimental Psychology: Perception

3

PSYC 30433Experimental Psychology: Motivation

3

PSYC 30473Comparative Psychology

3

PSYC 30503Research Methods in Psychology

3

PSYC 30523Experimental Psychology: Cognition

3

C. Minimum of 9 hours selected from:

PSYC 30463Introductory Neuroscience

3

PSYC 30483Human Neuropsychology

3

PSYC 50463Functional Neuroanatomy

3

PSYC 50513Psychopharmacology

3

Physics (8 hours)

PHYS 10154General Physics I with Laboratory

4

PHYS 10164General Physics II with Laboratory

4

Mathematics and Computer Science (minimum of 6 hours):

MATH 10043Elementary Statistics

3

MATH 10524Calculus I

4

COSC 10603Introduction to Python for Data Analytics

3